Man ‘commits suicide’ in Kwara

A man believed to be in his twenties, on Wednesday in Ogidi, Ilorin West Local Government Area, has killed himself.

His lifeless body, tied to the roof of an uncompleted building, was found dangling.

The residents had to cut the rope tied on his neck to bring down the lifeless body.

Before killing himself, the deceased pulled off his clothes, remaining only his boxers.

Although the motive for his actions was not clear as at press time, sources said he had complained of going through tough times before he committed the act.

There was also no suicide note left behind by the victim, called Alao.

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Many residents of the Ogidi community, who spoke to newsmen, expressed shock over the incident.

According to a resident, who simply gave his name as Taiye: “Alao had complained of going through tough times for some time now. But we never knew it will get to this length.

“It was shocking for us when we saw his dangling body after somebody from the community drew our attention to it”, he noted.

He added that late Alao was not yet married and had no children.

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