Policemen attached to Ejigbo Police Station in Lagos State and operatives of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Security Corps have prevented a 21-year-old student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Obasi Augustine Chukwuemeka, from committing suicide.
An LNSC officer was said to have alerted the police of an attempt by the resident of 4, Alaba Street, Ejigbo Last Bus Stop, who is of the Enugu Campus of UNN to kill himself.
Chukwuemeka was said to have tied a rope in a loop around their living room ceiling fan in preparation for committing suicide because he was scolded by his parents.
The incident was reported on January 7, 2020 at about 8:29am.
The police them moved in quickly and prevented him from killing himself.
He was rescued and taken to hospital for medical examination.