Samuel Adegoke, a student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State has reportedly commits suicide by drinking some chemical substance after losing his fees and that of his roommate to gambling.
It was gathered that the deceased reportedly used his school fee to play an online betting on Friday but lost. Not only did he use his fee alone, he defrauded his friend who shared a room with him by getting his password and used his fee to play and also lost.
Samuel, was a National Diploma II student of electrical and electronics engineering in the federal polytechnic. Reports had it that he committed suicide on Monday, when his colleagues were preparing for their first-semester examination.
According to reports, He was rushed to the school clinic and was later referred to a specialist hospital outside the school in Ilaro before he was confirmed dead.
A source revealed that the school had warned that no student would be allowed to take an exam without completing their registration.
Confirming the incident, the Deputy Registrar, Public Relations of the school, Sola Abiala said the school quickly referred him to a specialist hospital to save his life but he was pronounced dead shortly after he was admitted to the hospital.