UG medical student who committed suicide suffered from depression over poor grades

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A student at the University of Ghana Medical School is reported to have taken his own life on Wednesday.

Joseph Obeng Opuni’s lifeless body found in his hostel room in the early hours of September 4, campus-based UniversNews reports.

A source at the University told JoyNews that the deceased might have taken some pills to induce death.

On what may have pushed him to take his life, the source said Opuni is reported to have made a string of poor grades which might have resulted in depression.

Mobb Deep@joseph_opuni

Steady defrauding my way through school 211:36 PM – Apr 12, 2019 Twitter Ads info and privacy See Mobb Deep’s other Tweets

A post on the deceased’s Twitter page also suggests he has been suicidal or at least had the thought for a while.

Mobb Deep@joseph_opuni

Need a new life. This one is broken612:32 PM – Apr 11, 2019 Twitter Ads info and privacy See Mobb Deep’s other Tweets

In December 2018, in reply to @Essilfieee’s Tweet asking “What do you want”, Opuni replied with “Death.”






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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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