A 100-level student of the Kogi State University, Ayingba, Miss Rebecca Michael, on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide after her boyfriend reportedly broke up with her.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim recently gained admission into the varsity’s Department of Philosophy.
She was said to be about 20 years old.
It was reported that the undergraduate drank local insecticide, Sniper, after her boyfriend, a prominent DJ in Lokoja, met her and said he was no longer interested in the relationship.
After drinking the substance, she was said to have been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, where she gave up the ghost.
Michael was later buried at the Lokongoma Cemetery, Lokoja, Kogi State.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, William Aya, said he had yet to get any report on the incident.
“I will call back after contacting the C Division,” he added.
He had yet to call back as of press time.