A 20-year-old student of Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, identified as Izu Nnawuihe has taken his life by hanging at Umuofocha, Umudibia Autonomous community in Imo State. The ND 2 Electrical Electronics Engineering student allegedly killed himself around 2am on Sunday, July 31.
“Izu was discussing with his mother and little sister when he decided to go into their toilet. It was when his phone he left behind was ringing that his sister took the phone to the toilet only to discover the lifeless body hanging on a rope tied to a plank on the roof of the ceiling,” the witness narrated. According to him, the girl alerted the mother who raised the alarm that attracted other people and passersby.