Mother of three commits suicide in Ekiti
A 46- year-old mother of three, simply identified as Mrs.
Ajibola, of No 4, Ajebamidele street, Ado Ekiti, has
reportedly committed suicide.
It was learnt that the sad event occurred around 6pm on
Tuesday after â€œmany unsuccessful attempts.â€
A neighbour said, â€œShe had informed landlords in the area
of her intention to address a world press conference slated
for 6.30pm that fateful day.
â€œIt was when some of us arrived to listen to what she had
to tell us that we discovered that she was no where to be
â€œIt was when we were searching for her that we saw her
body hung from the roof in her house.
â€œMany times, she had threatened to take her own life. There
was even a time she said she would jump into the well and
we had to announce to all landlords that they should make
sure that their wells were well secured and covered to avoid
Another neighbour said the deceased left no trace of suicide
when she saw her on Tuesday morning describing her as
gentle and jovial.
She said, â€œIts unfortunate that we lost her but I think she
had been sick for some time.â€
When our correspondent visited the deceasedâ€™s house at
Ajebamidele, the bungalow was deserted and under lock
One of the sympathisers said the corpse had been
deposited in the morgue of Mary Assumpta Catholic
At Ologede Police Station, at Ajebamidele, where the case
was reported, a senior police officer referred our
correspondent to the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr.
Alberto Adebayo, for details.
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