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OAU extra year student takes own life over another extra


OAU extra year student takes own life over another extra

While people were busy enjoying the Easter period, news filled the air about an Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, student, Kolapo Olowoporoku, taking his life over poor academic performance.
The deceased was a student of Computer Science and also the former financial secretary of the students’ association.
It was gathered that he 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 he graduated.
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.
Those who saw him said he looked depressed but no one knew exactly what went wrong with 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.
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