An unnamed 42 years old family man and artisan by profession was reported to have committed suicide on Monday night in Erigo, a suburb of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, over a N750,000 debt.
The deceased took loan from a new generation bank in Ijebu-Ode, where his wife worked before her sack.
It was gathered that the shame of his inability to repay the loan, which he used to complete his house, moved him to commit suicide.
News reaching us is that the deceased was on suicide watch as he had made previous attempt to hang self in time past.
The man hanged himself in his residence when his wife and his two children were out of the house at
Odutola Ogunleye Street in Erigo.
A family member of the deceased said before the deceased died : ‘’........ he went to drop his wife and his two children in her shop with a promise to come and pick them later.
‘’He also went to his shop at Degun in Ijebu-Ode, but later came back home in the evening to hang himself. It was when the wife returned from her shop that she found the deceased body hanged, which made her to alert the people. ‘’
The deceased family said the manner of death was an abomination which requires a ritual to be performed before the body could be released for burial.
The matter has also been reported to Atan Police Divisional Headquarters in Ijebu-North-East Local Government Area for investigation