An extra year student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), identified as Kolapo Olowoporoku resorted to taking his life after he failed some courses.OAU Extra Year Student Suicides Over Carry Over Courses

Reports had it that Kolapo, a Computer Science student of OAU, was expected to graduate in the 2016/2017 academic session but couldn’t progress as a result of some outstanding courses (CVE & CSC 517) he needed to pass before graduating.

Kolapo happened to be the class representative of his academic set and ought to have gone through the compulsory NYSC service currently with his course mates who convoked last year.OAU Extra Year Student Suicides Over Carry Over Courses

The deceased took the outstanding courses in the last 2017/2018 but it was said that he didn’t meet the required pass mark to say goodbye to the courses.

He was said to have fallen back on poisoning himself on Monday, which wasn’t effective until 3 to 4 days later


Culled from YabaLeftOnline


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