A 400-level female student at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Adaeze Doris Jaja, has reportedly committed suicide.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, said the 31-year-old died in a hotel room.
The PPRO said Adaeze was reported to have been found lying unconscious and foaming in the mouth with an empty bottle of Sniper beside her.
Odutola explained that the incident was reported to the Divisional Police Officer, Ago Iwoye Division, on January 27 at about 7:30 a.m.
“The Director of Be-Happy Hotel in Ago Iwoye, Hon. Oduniyi Adelaja, came to the police station and reported that at about 0600hrs (6 am) on the same day, he received information from one Adebayo Israel, a staff member of the hotel, that Adaeze Doris Jaja, a 31-year-old female and a 400-level student at Olabisi Onabanjo University in Ago Iwoye, was found lying unconscious and foaming in the mouth on a freezer,” the spokesperson said.
“An empty bottle of Sniper 1000EC/DDVP was found beside her, and she was immediately rushed to Best Care Hospital and later transferred to Love and Care Hospital in Ago Iwoye, where she was confirmed dead.”
Odutola said that the scene of the crime was visited and the empty Sniper bottle was recovered.
She stated further that the body of the student had been taken to the Olabisi Onabanjo University mortuary for an autopsy.