In a heart-wrenching incident, a 17-year-old student identified as Terhemba Tyochivir has reportedly taken his own life in the capital city of Benue State, Makurdi. The Benue State Police Command confirmed this unfortunate event on Friday.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Sewuese Anene, disclosed the incident to members of the press, shedding light on the grim details. Terhemba Tyochivir, before succumbing to this tragedy, was a student enrolled at the Government Secondary School in Gboko.
Although the specific circumstances leading to his tragic decision remain shrouded in mystery, it is known that the incident was reported to the E Division Police Station in Makurdi.
Desperate efforts were made to save Tyochivir’s life, as he was rushed to Bishop Murray Hospital Makurdi. Regrettably, the medical professionals at the hospital later confirmed his passing. This devastating incident highlights the urgent need for mental health awareness and support within the community.