Veronica Bako Myomuter, 18, a 100 level student of the department of History and International Studies, University of Calabar, allegedly committed suicide after losing her school fees to some unknown fraudsters.
According to reports, Veronica from Katsina-Ala in Benue State was reported to have ingested a toxic substance, on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at her house.
It is reported that the deceased was scammed of the sum of N100,000 meant for her faculty charges which she couldn’t pay earlier than the outbreak of Covid-19.
The deceased allegedly noticed a 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 persuasion, the Veronica allegedly transferred N100,000, believed to be her school fees. On discovering 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 dying.