A middle-aged man, Samsideen Akinwunmi has reportedly committed suicide after losing money to his ex-girlfriend. Reports say he was found dead after allegedly hanging himself on a ceiling fan in his room at Aboaba Street, Itori-Odo, Abeokuta.
Vanguard reports that Akinwunmi killed himself last Saturday around 2:45 pm after sending his children on errand.
Quoting a source, the paper also reported that the deceased left behind a suicide note, which explained the reason behind his action.
“He indicated that his estranged lover had duped him of millions of Naira and that he had to kill himself.”
While reacting to the incident, a community leader who is also the Alapinni of Egbaland, Chief Omolaso Ojedele, described it as a tragedy.
The corpse has been taken away by the police, while effort to reach the Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State for his reaction has not been successful.
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