Two students of a tertiary institution
based in Ondo State have made attempts to commit suicide after they
failed the preliminary examination of their institution.
students were said to have decided to kill themselves when they
discovered that they failed the final preliminary examination which
would have enabled them go to 100 level.
The two students who are
said to be currently receiving medical treatment at a private hospital
in Akure, the state capital, allegedly ingested a substance called
A competent source at the hospital told our correspondent that the two students were brought in by their neighbours.
the source refused to disclose the identities of the two students,
claiming that divulging such information was against the ethics of
The source disclosed that the victims attempted to commit suicide for failing their examinations at the preliminary level.
He, however, hinted that the two students are already responding well to medical treatment.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state police command, Mr Femi Joseph, could not be reached at press time.