Polytechnic Graduate Job Seeker Commits Suicide After Searching For Work

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on November 12, 2014 0 Comments

A polytechnic graduate (name withheld) yesterday, committed suicide by jumping into a lake situated at Aba Apata, Adegbayi, in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State.

Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that the deceased decided to end his precious life by jumping into the river.

Our correspondent gathered that the deceased was demoralised and put down, having searched for job after graduation to no avail.

The eyewitness, who is a resident of the area, said: “what we heard was that the man is a polytechnic graduate and has looked for job after graduation which he could not find. Before he jumped into the river, he dropped his documents by the river bank and that was how we could locate his relatives.”

When our correspondents visited the site of the lake, the corpse of the deceased was still floating on the water, as it could be seen from afar.

A fisherman, Taofeek Dauda, who usually hunt for fish for commercial purpose in the lake, informed that: “His parents were here, and I told them to pay N30,000 so I can bring out the corpse with my canoe. I also told them that the money covers the materials we are going to use to perform some rituals before he could be buried, because it is very important to do such for whoever dies in this kind of circumstance.”

He further told revealed that many lives had been lost inside the lake because it was very big and was not barricaded.

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