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UNICAL Student Allegedly Commits Suicide after Being Scammed of her School Fees

In a sad turn of event, a 100 level student of the Department of History and International Studies at the University of Calabar, reportedly committed suicide after being defrauded of her school fees.

The 18-year-old student identified as Veronica Bako Myomuter, an indigene of Kastina-Ala, Benue state committed suicide by ingesting a poisonous substance on Thursday August 6, after being scammed of N100,000 said to be her school fees which she couldn’t pay before the outbreak of Coronavirus. 

 

It was gathered that, the deceased invested the money in a ponzi scheme in which she was told she will get double of her investment within minutes.  Friends of the deceased have taken to social media to pen down tributes to her.