Pa Adisa Hassan, aka Baba Tawa, a 75 year-old transporter , who operated buses for inter -city transport, has committed suicide in the storeroom of his house.
Although there was no suicide note, he was alleged to have hanged himself around 5.00a.m. after officers of the Vehicle Inspection Officials (VIO) seized two of his three buses.
The deceased house is situate at Oke-Ayepe, Onward Estate in Osogbo Local Government Area of Osun State.
Eye-witness accounts revealed that Pa Hassan woke up alongside his family members around 5.00a.m. to observe their usual morning prayer (Subri) but changed his mind on his way to the mosque situated opposite his house and went into his store room and took his life..
Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of NSCDC, Mr. Ayo Olowe, revealed that a resident of the area had hinted officers at the command, which is a stone-throw from the residence of Pa Hassan before a team of officers was drafted to the area to maintain peace.