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Entertainment of Tuesday, 31 January 2023


'Take care of your mental health' - Reaction as UNIABUJA student sets her room on fire

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Confusion hit the female hostel at the University of Abuja recently after a student tried to burn down the entire hostel.

According to reports, the student intentionally set her mattress in her room ablaze before watching it spread to the entire room.

The viral video showed the moment the room was up in flames as colleagues watched in disbelief.

The student at the center of the chaos was also seen holding a knife to prevent people from tackling the fire.

The management of the university are yet to comment on the bizarre incident.

How social media reacted

olayeni02 said: "Take care of your mental health and run away from things that make you feel depressed. People underrate mental well-being a lot in Nigeria. Some don't even give any meaning to it. No help in school where there should be more help. Every school in Nigeria should have a Student Well-being office where students can get help."

nnenaya_soso commented: "I’m sure the possession they’re talking about is depression..Nigerian schools doesn’t make room for counseling and therapy.."

audu_flozy wrote: "My hostel Dey trend Omo this thing no be joke yesterday oh."

_peyson commented: "You will not see school security here. But if it’s to stress students on dress code they are always present"

thefoodnetworknig2 said: "Mental health issues or she dey smoke igbo
This one don carry gbese for her folks… They gonna pay."

Watch a video of the incident below