Man commits suicide in Ibadan

Man commits suicide in Ibadan

A landlord, Popoola Adepoju, has hanged himself in Idi-Ose community, along Akan Road, in the Ona Ara council area of Ibadan.

The 48-year-old was reportedly found dangling from a rope tied to a ceiling fan in his room, with a three-page suicide note on the table.

The widow of the father of three, who worked with the defunct National Electric Power Authority,  reportedly found the corpse after she returned home on Tuesday.  She reportedly told the police that her husband left NEPA in Abeokuta two years ago but his entitlement had yet to be paid, adding that he had started a cement business on small scale before the incident.

PUNCH Metro gathered that family members of the deceased refused to hand over the suicide note to the policemen who came to investigate the case. However, after the intervention of the Chairman of the Idi-Ose community, Taiwo Alimi, the note was taken to the Akanran Police Division. Read more 

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