by Azubuike Azikiwe
Samsideen Akinwunmi, a carpenter based in Abeokuta has reportedly killed himself after getting jilted by his lover.
He was found dead after hanging himself on a ceiling fan in his room on Saturday, 23 August, in Aboaba Street, Itori-Odo, Abeokuta.
A witness said the middle-aged Akinwunmi around 2:45pm on the day of the incident, when he sent his children on an errand, after which he killed himself.
He said, “He indicated that his estranged lover had duped him of millions of Naira and that he had to kill himself.”
Chief Omolaso Ojedele, a community leader and Alapinni of Egbaland, reportedly described the suicide as a ‘tragedy’
Police have reportedly taken the corpse away, however, Muyiwa Adejobi, the Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, could not be reached for reaction.