Tragic Suicide of NSUK Microbiology Student Sparks Police Investigation

The Nasarawa State Police Command is currently investigating the alleged suicide of Miss Sarah Maikefi, a 23-year-old 100-level microbiology student at Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

The Angwan Lambu Police Division in Keffi Local Government Area has deployed personnel to the location of the incident to ascertain the circumstances surrounding Sarah’s untimely death, as reported by DSP Ramhan Nansel, the Police Public Relations Officer.

The distressing news unfolded after Sarah completed her semester examinations on a Friday. Miss Patience Maikefi, Sarah’s cousin and also a student at NSUK, received a call from Sarah expressing profound distress and a sense of overwhelming despair.

The call was abruptly terminated, leading to multiple unsuccessful attempts to reconnect. The shocking truth was revealed when Sarah’s roommate summoned Patience to the school clinic.

In a heart-wrenching account, Patience Maikefi recounted the tragic discovery at the university clinic. It was confirmed that Sarah had ingested a poisonous substance suspected to be sniper, leading to her untimely demise.

A close friend of the deceased revealed that Sarah had informed him about completing her last semester examinations and needing some rest before heading to Akwanga.

However, hours later, he was shocked to learn about her tragic death. The friend disclosed that Sarah had been battling depression, allegedly stemming from betrayal by her friends, and had contemplated suicide on multiple occasions.

Sarah Maikefi has been laid to rest in her hometown in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The investigation by the Nasarawa State Police Command continues to unfold the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident, shedding light on the mental health struggles faced by young students.

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