UNILAG driver commits suicide after facing a disciplinary panel

UNILAG driver commits suicide after  facing a disciplinary panel

A staff of University of Lagos (UNILAG) Sunday Meshioye has committed suicide after facing a disciplinary panel set up to investigate him.
Meshioye took his life by drinking a poisonous substance, sniper.

Meshioye faced the disciplinary panel after the UNILAG bus he was driving got burnt.

It was gathered that Meshioye took the deadly insecticide on Wednesday, September 11, after facing the disciplinary panel set up to investigate the incident which occurred on Tuesday, September 10.

A senior staff of the University who spoke on the condition of anonymity as he was not supposed to talk to the press, said Meshioye was rushed to the University’s health center and later transferred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in Idi Araba area where he died. He is survived by a wife and three children.

The Lagos State police public relations officer, DSP Bala Elkana, who confirmed the incident said that the matter has not been officially reported to the police.

“Although there is no official report to the police on the incident, the deceased was a driver in the Sociology Department of UNILAG. He is not a lecturer, but we are still waiting for them to report the matter.”

About the Author
Philomena  Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.

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