What okada rider did himself over childlessness will make you cry

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– An okada rider allegedly commits suicide over his childless marriage

– The man was discovered dangling from a rope in his sitting room

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There was pandemonium in the Isale Aro area of Osogbo, the Osun state capital when the remains of a commercial motorcyclist, identified as Joshua was discovered dangling from a rope in his sitting room.

Joshua was said to have allegedly committed suicide on Thursday, June 23, because his wife could not bear a child, The Punch reports.

READ ALSO: 19-year-old girl commits suicide after lover jilted her

His wife was said to have raised an alarm when she found the dangling corpse of her husband in their sitting room.

Neighbours who were said to have rushed to the apartment and were surprised to see how Joshua, also known as landlord, ended his life.

A resident of the area, said Joshua tied a rope to the roof of his sitting room and climbed on two buckets. Joshua had kicked away the buckets after he put the rope round his neck, hanging himself in the process.

It was gathered that the deceased’s marriage had yet to produce a child and this was said to be a probable reason he decided to take his own life.

Some of the neighbors said his childlessness was a source of concern to him as he had lived lived in the house for many years.

Babawale Afolabi, the public relations officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the state, confirmed the incident.

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Meanwhile, 19-year-old Uche Obiora reportedly committed suicide in Igando area of Lagos state.

The incident which occurred at Alhaji Ede Avenue in Igando was as a result of a quarrel the teenager had with her lover, Ernest Ihaza. While one account had it that a quarrel ensued between the pair over suspicions of infidelity, another had it that the young man had broken the girl’s heart by announcing that he was no longer interested in the relationship.


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