Man, 25, Commits Suicide Over Debt in Kwara

The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has confirmed that one Olakunle Obaoye, 25, has killed himself over depression occasioned by his inability to pay his debts.

The Choicereporters report that the deceased was found dead in a bush at Erinmope village near Ayedun in Oke Ero local government area of the State.

The Command’s public relations officer Babawale Zaid Afolabi who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ilorin on Tuesday explained that the matter has been handed over to the police for further investigations and necessary actions.

” On Monday 17/01/2022:at about 1200 hours one Thomas Obaoye of Ayedun town went to our divisional office in the area to notify our men on ground about the demise of his brother Olakunle Obaoye, 25, whose lifeless body was found hanging on the tree in what look like a suicide” Babawale disclosed.

He stressed further that NSCDC men from Ayedun Division later went to the scene of the incident and worked together with the relatives of the victim to bring down his corpse from the tree.

The dead body was later handed over to the family for proper burial.

Edited by Felix Ajide