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Facebook account of university graduate deleted after suicide alert

Alfred Kibet Kirui on his graduation day. COURTESY PHOTO

The Facebook account of a Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat) graduate has been deleted, hours after he had posted a suicide alert.

In a message posted on social media, Alfred Kibet Kirui directed that his transcript (which he also posted) be framed in place of his photo and placed on the coffin.

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The former Bachelor of Science in Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering student’s suicide alert was prompted by an apparent disappointment with his university education after scoring a second class lower degree.

“I might not be as proud but it has my name but it has my name. When I die, put it in a frame and replace it as my pic in the coffin. That is my wish. Bye,” Kirui’s social media post read.

Minutes earlier he had written, “Before I die, a university degree is just a piece of paper.”

He posted four cryptic updates, the last one being a picture of him in his graduation gown captioned, “Say whatever you want I do not….”

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