A 25-year-old man identified as Ayo Paul committed suicide in his apartment in the Aule area of Akure, the Ondo State capital over the weekend.
Ayo was found dead in his apartment by his landlord who went in search for him to come out on Saturday July 28th for the monthly environmental sanitation exercise.
Most of his neighbors were shocked to find out Ayo had committed suicide because according to them, he was a gentleman and no one thought he could carry out such an act.
“Nobody knows reason Ayo committed suicide because he was a gentleman and he never had issue with anybody. When he did not come out for the monthly environmental sanitation, his landlord went to look for him and on opening his room; the landlord found his lifeless body dangling. The landlord immediately raised the alarm.” a neighbor told Punch
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Femi Joseph, said
“We don’t know the reason why the man took such action, but we have commenced investigation into the incident.”
The remains of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue.