by Dolapo Adelana
A 100-level student of Business Administration, Ayomide Ariyibi, of the University of Lagos, Akoka has taken her own life, the institution’s authorities have confirmed.
According to the Deputy Registrar, UNILAG, Toyin Adebule, Ayomide killed herself at home.
He said, “She died at home. There is a rumour that she was accused of stealing some things in the hostel. When we meet the family, we will know what exactly happened. But definitely, she is dead. Definitely, she committed suicide. I have gone to her hall and I have confirmed the incident. Our thoughts are with the family.”
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She was reported to have taken her life after her roommates in Amina Hall accused her of stealing some make-up kits and clothes, which were allegedly found in her custody.
It was gathered that her hostel mates booed her while she was following her mom home.
Her mother returned home to see Ariyibi in a critical condition.
According to one Ajani Damilola, who shared the information on Facebook, the victim’s mother asked what was wrong and she pointed towards insecticide.
She was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, where she died.