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UPDATED: Yabatech Student Drinks Snipper After Boyfriend Discontinues Relationship, Not Dead


More details have surfaced after PIJAlance reported about a YABATECH student who drank insecticide due to a breakup with her boyfriend.


The lover girl, Deborah, is a female Marketing student in her first year (ND1) at YABATECH. She drank an insecticide popularly known as snipper after she broke up with her boyfriend, our correspondent learnt.


Mates said they had noticed her mood swings three days before the incident occurred.


“I saw her three days ago and I noticed she was just on her own without her usual friends which started since First Semester last year which is a sudden behaviour and unlike her,” Jeremiah, one of her course mates had said.


“This morning (of the incident) while walking alongside other friends, she suddenly stopped and when we asked her why she stopped, she replied that we should go and that she would meet us at the exam centre later, being that we’re going to an examination hall then. She said she wanted to get something in her room and that was it.


“It was after we returned from our exam that we heard that she drank snipper in her room due to the breakup she had with her boyfriend.”


According to her female neighbour, “she (the victim) poured the small bottle of insecticide known as Snipper into nylon and drank almost half of it, which made her slum and rolled on the ground in her room.


“Some roommates who came into the room perceived the unpleasant smell and seeing her lying on the ground raised alarm which got the attention of others in the hostel, who then immediately gave her palm oil to subsidize the risk of the Snipper she drank.


“She was immediately rushed to the College’s Medical Center but later transferred to the military hospital beside the College for further intensive treatment”.


After taking the insecticide, she was rushed to a clinic where was confirmed alive and responding to treatment. But bloggers have reported that she is dead.

Speaking to the College’s Student Union Government (SUG) President, Temitope Majaro, disclosed that after he visits the Dean of Students’ Affairs, TPL R.O. Balogun confirmed that the lady is still alive, being treated and recuperating gradually.


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Jerome Kalu is the Campus Information Desk (CID) Editor for PIJAlance Magazine.

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