Felix Ikem, Nsukka
The Enugu State Police Command yesterday confirmed that a serving National Youth Service Corp member in Enugu State, Miss Bolufemi Princess Motunrayo, has committed suicide.
Motunrayo, a Batch C Youth Corps member serving in Girls Secondary School, Ibagwa-Aka, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State took her life on Friday, when she allegedly drank a substance suspected to be Snipper.
The corp member who was said to have hailed from Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State and a graduate of Banking and Finance from Prince Abubakar Audu University formerly called Kogi State University was reported to have taken two bottles of Snipper to kill herself.
Our reporter gathered that the Corp member had before committing suicide dropped a short note that read: “I did this because I see nothing worth living for in this world. Mummy I love you, Daddy I love. Matthew and John you guy should take care, we will meet where we will depart no more. I love you guys.”
Confirming the alleged suicide to Sunday Sun, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, described the incident as unfortunate.
Amaraizu, a Chief Superintendent of Police, in text message to our correspondent said, “the incident has to do with the taking of Snipper insecticide by one Bolufemi Moturayo Yetunde, a female corper from Kogi State, but doing her service with Girls High School, Ibeagwa-Aka, Igboeze South L.G.A on 10/1/2020.
“She was later rushed to the hospital where the doctor confirmed her dead.”