A final year student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Tobechukwu Okeke, has committed suicide after losing some money in a bet.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Okeke's body was found inside his room dangling on a blue rope by some of his friends with a suicide note that reads:
'My fellow gamblers, I am sorry; my family, I let you all down.'
The Enugu State Police Command has confirmed the suicide of the Agriculture Economics student and has commenced investigation into the incident.
In a statement signed by the State Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Ebere Amaraizu, the command said that the lifeless body of the deceased, a native of Awgu in the state, was discovered hanging on the ceiling fan’s hook in his room on Sunday, November 27, 2016.
The command said that a note written by the deceased to his friends and relations was found at the scene of the alleged suicide.
“Some of the excerpts from the note read as follows: 'I got it all wrong when I rejected Jesus. God gave me wisdom, God gave me all I needed to succeed. I rejected Him.
My fellow gamblers, I am sorry; my fellow lions, I am sorry; my family, I let you all down,” DSP Amaraizu said.
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