A 100-level student of Business Administration of University of Lagos, Akoka, Ayomide Ariyibi, has committed suicide after been accused of stealing make up kits and clothes by hostel mates.
Ariyibi was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, where she died after drinking insecticide.
The management of the institution on Sunday confirmed the suicide incident of aadding that it would meet with her family.
The Deputy Registrar, UNILAG, Toyin Adebule, added that the student 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.”
The victim 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.
While following her mother home, Ariyibi’s hostel mates were said to have booed her.
It was gathered that the mother later 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 her what happened and she pointed towards insecticide.