An 18-year-old 100 level student of the Department of History and International Studies, University of Calabar (UNICAL), Veronica Bako Myomuter, from Katsina-Ala in Benue State, has dead after allegedly taking her own life.
According to reports, Veronica ingested a toxic substance, on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at her house.
It was gathered that the deceased was scammed of the sum of N100,000 meant for her faculty charges which she couldn’t meet earlier than the outbreak of Covid-19.
The deceased unwittingly was lured by social media message sent to her, asking her to put money into a cash doubling scheme, with assurances that she would get double of her investments inside minutes.
After a lot of persuasions, the Veronica gave N100,000, believed to be her school fees. On learning, that she had been scammed, she grew to become stressed and took her personal life.
Meanwhile, mates and former classmates of the deceased have taken to social media to specific shock over her death.