Level 100 UNIPORT Student Commits Suicide after battling with Depression

Hikmat Gbadamosi, a 100 Level Chemical Engineering student of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State,Nigeria has died of apparent suicide after a long-standing battle with depression.

The departed was found dead in her room, yesterday, April 29.

Hikmat’s best friend described how her depression stemmed from a long-standing pain, which was a result of a medical condition the deceased had been battling since birth.

She is assumed to have consumed two bottles of a poisonous substance on Saturday, and was only discovered on Monday, after her best friend mobilized classmates to her room to find out why she hadn’t shown up in school for a test they had yesterday.

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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