An extra year student of Obafemi Awolowo University, identified as Kolapo Olowoporoku has committed suicide after he failed some courses.

It was gathered that Kolapo, a Computer Science student of the said school should have graduated in the 2016/2017 academic session but he remained on campus due to some outstanding courses (CVE & CSC 517) he had to pass before graduating.

Kolapo Olowoporoku with Facebook username “Olowoporoku kay-pee Kolapo” was the class rep of his class and ought to have undergone the compulsory NYSC service currently with his course mates who had their convocation last year.

The deceased took his outstanding courses in the last academic session 2017/2018 but it was gathered that he didn’t get up to the required pass mark to bid the said courses farewell.

It was gathered that people who saw him confirmed he looked depressed but no one knew exactly what went wrong with the him.

He was said to have resorted to taking poison on Monday, but the poison didn’t kill him until 3 to 4 days after.

Kolapo Olowoporoku thereafter died on Friday, 19th of April.

May his gentle soul Rest in peace and God grant his family and loved one’s strength to bear the loss.

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