Final year UDS student commits suicide over poor examination results
A final year student of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Wa Campus has committed suicide at Wa, the Upper West Regional capital MyNewsGh.com has confirmed.
Enoch Akondor believed to be in his late 20s who is pursuing a BSC in Development Planning took his own life after it turned out that he had trailed in a number of courses and as a result may not be able to graduate with his colleagues.
Out of shame, he was said to have committed suicide at his hostel room on Saturday night by drinking a poisonous liquid substance only for his body to be discovered by colleagues on Sunday morning.
According to them, he is always first to wake up from the hostel but they were shocked he showed no sign as at 6:30 am prompting them to knock severally at his door but there was still no response.
The services of a carpenter from Bamahu was sought who broke into the room only to be greeted with the dead body of Enoch who prior to his death was readying himself to register courses for the trimester on Monday, January 28, 2019.
According to our sources, there was a bottle of a liquid substance suspected to be poison he drank which triggered foam around his mouth and some traces of blood at the scene.
The death of CK as he is affectionately called among his colleagues has since been reported to the Wa police who confirmed to MyNewsGh.com but indicate that the body has been deposited at the morgue while investigations have commenced into the matter.
Authorities of the Wa Campus of the UDS are yet to officially comment on the development who reported the matter to the police though the deceased left no suicide note to give clues as to the cause of his action
Meanwhile, MyNewsGh.com has sighted his last chat on a group page on social media where he is encouraging his colleagues to be strong and take solace in God.