- A Nigerian youth, Adegoke Adeyemi, has taken his own life after failing a promotion examination from SS1 to SS2
- Adeyemi until his death, was a student of Offa Grammar School in Offa local government area of Kwara state
- The painful incident was confirmed by the Kwara state police public relations officer, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, in Ilorin
Offa, Kwara - The police in Kwara have confirmed the death of a 17-year-old student of Offa Grammar School in Offa Local Government Area, Adegoke Adeyemi, who took his own life for failing to pass a promotion examination from SS1 to SS2.
In his report, SP Ajayi noted that the remains of Adeyemi were removed from a tree behind Ariya Garden Hotel, Offa, by some policemen from the divisional police headquarters in the Offa area of the state
The police spokesman said the deceased could not contain his pain after he was asked to repeat the class due to his failure.
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PM News quoted him as adding:
”The corpse was taken to the Offa General Hospital for autopsy, while an investigation has been launched into the matter."
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