Lagos ministry director commits suicide

Oludare Buraimoh, a Director in Lagos country Ministry of Youths, has committed suicide by using placing in his room.

Buraimoh, who lives at harmony estate, phase II, Gbonagun, Abeokuta, took his lifestyles at about four.00 p.m. on Monday after attending to his son Dotun, who turned into ill.

The information company of Nigeria (NAN) reports that many sympathisers, who spoke in silent tones about the ugly incident, had been seen inside the compound.

Dotun told NAN that the incident came about around 4.00 p.m. after his father gave him a drug to treat malaria.

“We were each at domestic; he came to present me a drug and left me questioning he turned into going to retire to his room. however once I did no longer hear his voice I known as him, but no response got here.

“I, thereafter, went to his room simplest to locate him hanging on the ceiling with a traditional Aso Oke tied to his neck and a stool with which he devoted the suicide.

“I then alerted the neighbours, who in turn, informed me to alert the police, which I did,” Dotun stated.

The wife of the deceased said she become yet to return to terms with her husband’s despicable act.

“I don’t recognise what came over him, it's miles inexplicable.

“We were surviving via the thick and thin and now that we ought to sit down and revel in after all the years of toiling, he decided to take his lifestyles.

“He did not show any sign of depression on the time he dedicated suicide. He changed into in high spirit, what led him to this remained a riddle,” she stated.

The Obantoko Police Station, wherein the incident become mentioned, showed the suicide.

DSP Rasheed Olaleye of the station confirmed the incident, but declined to offer in addition comments, announcing that the DPO would be in the exceptional role to handle the case.

The frame of the deceased has been deposited at preferred hospital, Abeokuta, after clearance from the police.

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