Solomon, a 23-year-old student of Auchi Polytechnic in Edo State, has reportedly committed suicide.
The deceased, who was pursuing a National Diploma at the polytechnic, was found dangling from a rope tied to his room’s ceiling on Friday, September 10.
It was gathered that the student left a brief suicide note behind.
A source who spoke on the condition of anonymity said that Solomon instructed that his mobile phone be given to one Sandra whom he is said to have begged for forgiveness in his suicide note. He said Sandra was his girlfriend and course mate.
Speaking further, the source said that the deceased was in class on Friday, and that he went home after the close of studies. He said they were surprised to learn that he had committed suicide.
The source added that the deceased was a quiet person who was committed to his academic activities, and that he never showed any sign of depression before he took his own life.
Spokesman of the Polytechnic Mustapha Oshiobugie confirmed the incident but said he had not been officially briefed.