A man named Samsideen Akinwunmi, has reportedly committed suicide in Abeokuta after being duped by his
Akinwunmi, a carpenter, was said to have been found dead after
allegedly hanging himself on a ceiling fan in his room located at
Aboaba Street, Itori-Odo, Abeokuta.
A source told Vanguard that the incident occurred on Saturday.
The source further said that he saw Akinwunmi at about 2:45 pm
on Saturday when he sent all his children on errand before killing
According to the source, the deceased left a suicide note which
explained why he killed himself.
“He indicated that his estranged lover had duped him of millions of
Naira and that he had to kill himself.
Reacting to the incident, a community leader and Alapinni of
Egbaland, Chief Omolaso Ojedele, saidit was a tragedy.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi,
could not be reached for reaction. It was, however, gathered that
the Police had taken the corpse away.