There was a wild drama in Havilah Gold Hall of Babcock University on Valentine’s Day when a 200level Public Health student by the name Susan attempted suicide. The news went viral and some reported that she attempted to take her own life because she didn’t receive any Valentine’s gift(s) from her boyfriend, a story Hyrish debunked (read HERE). The school authority has now released a statement as regards the ugly incident. Read below;
RE: BABCOCK STUDENT WHO ATTEMPTED SUICIDE!
The @Babcock_Univ leadership wishes to express appreciation to everyone who rose in unison to save the life of one of our 200 level Public Health students who attempted suicide on February 14, 2019.
The student, according to close friends, had previously complained of depression and was said to be on medication. This was however unknown to the @Babcock_Univ administration.
On February 14, she reportedly fainted at the @busa_connect Secretariat and taken to her room to rest after being revived. On waking up, she reportedly went outside her room on the third floor of the hostel and sat on the railings from where she attempted jumping down after anointing herself with oil.
The timely intervention of a passer-by who held back and called for help as well as the many students who brought out mattresses to cushion the effect of the fall, saved her life.
The @Babcock_Univ ambulance immediately responded to the emergency call and was accompanied to the Hospital by the Resident Hall Administrator.
She is currently recuperating at the @Babcock_Univ Teaching Hospital (BUTH).
This incident therefore had nothing to do with not getting a Valentine gift from her boyfriend as is being reported in some quarters. That is mere conjecture. As an institution, @Babcock_Univ remains resilient in her goal to restore humanity’s faith in God and His promise of eternal life. We are grateful to all who readily became tools in God’s Hands to avert a tragic situation.We wish therefore to plead with all to refrain from making unguarded statements or videos and respect the privacy and sensibilities of the family at this trying moment.
God bless Babcock University.