JAMB: Teenager commits suicide over UTME score


A candidate of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), being conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has reportedly committed suicide.
The university admission-seeker simply identified as Loveth took her life in Ekiugbo, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
Loveth, who was said to be displeased with the 163 mark she garnered in the examination was found dead at her home, yesterday morning.
The deceased was said to have picked Medicine as her choice of study.
She was reported to have taken three bottles of Sniper and these were found by her side, Wednesday morning.
According to sources, Loveth had gone to check her UTME result on Tuesday and discovered to her amazement that she had scored far lower than she had expected and would not secure admission to the university to study her “dream course.”

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