Young Delta University Medical student commits suicide in Bayelsa after he failed his MBBS

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A young Nigerian medical student has allegedly committed suicide by plunging into a river in Bayelsa state because he failed his MBBS exams.

The deceased who was identified as Uzakah Timi Ebiweni, a preclinical (PC) 2 student of the Niger Delta University, NDU, allegedly plunged into the Amassoma River in Bayelsa State after the result for his second MBBS came out and he saw that he was among the 50 students who failed out of a class of 169 students.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or in Latin: Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae, are the two first professional degrees in medicine and surgery awarded upon graduation from medical school.

MBBS graduates get the designation of ‘Dr.’ before their name and can be called themselves as ‘Doctor'(medical)