KNUST Finds 2nd Year Medical Student Who Was Rescued From Taking His Life, Confirms He's In Stable Condition

KNUST Finds 2nd Year Medical Student Who Was Rescued From Taking His Life, Confirms He's In Stable Condition

  • Dr. Daniel Norris Bekoe, the PR Officer of KNUST, reported that the second-year medical student who experienced a distressing incident at Brunei Hostel is now in stable condition
  • The incident, which gained attention through a viral video, involved the rescue of the student by his friends
  • KNUST appears committed to understanding the circumstances and promoting mental health support within educational institutions

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Dr. Daniel Norris Bekoe, the Public Relations Officer of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has provided an update on the condition of a second-year medical student who recently experienced a distressing incident at Brunei Hostel.

According to Dr. Bekoe, the student is currently in stable condition while investigations are underway to determine the cause of the incident and provide the necessary support.

According to, Dr. Bekoe stated, "For now, he is stable, and investigations are ongoing to find out the cause of his distressing incident and the various support systems that we can afford him."

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KNUST finds rescued student
The management of KNUST has found the gentleman who was rescued Photo credit: @voice_of_knust via Twitter
Source: Twitter

The incident gained attention after a viral video showed the student, Kwadwo Asare Konadu Gyamfi, being rescued by his friends from a precarious situation on the top floor of Brunei Hostel.

As the investigation progresses, the focus remains on the well-being and recovery of the student. The incident appears to have highlighted the importance of addressing mental health and providing support within educational institutions to ensure the overall well-being of students.

Dr. Bekoe's statement has reassured patrons of the commitment of KNUST to offer the necessary assistance and support to the student during this challenging time.

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A statement on its website, said: "We use carefully calibrated indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparison across four broad areas: research, stewardship, outreach and teaching."

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