Thursday, September 10, 2020

264 Nigerians commit suicide in four years

As Nigeria joins other countries in marking this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day, no fewer than 264 suicide cases have been recorded in the country within the last 4 years.

The theme of this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day is ‘Working Together to Prevent Suicide”.

The victims comprising males and females took their own lives between January 2017, and August this year, according to Newspaper reports reviewed by Daily Trust within the period.

This figure excluded numerous suicide cases that have not been reported by the media.