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Man Commits Suicide Over Debts In Kwara

Lifeless body of Obaoye.

By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara

A 25 years old man, Olakunle Obaoye has committed suicide in Kwara State

This was disclosed by the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

The deceased was found dead inside 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 in Ilorin on Tuesday explained that Obaoye allegedly killed himself as a result of depression occasioned by his inability to pay his debts.

He added that the matter has been handed over to the police for further investigations and necessary actions.

He said: “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 three in what looks like a suicide.”

He stressed further that 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 remains were later handed over to the family for proper burial.


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