A middle aged man, Afolabi Taiwo, has committed suicide in his home at Akpofure street, Adamo, Ikorodu in Lagos State.
The retiree of a five star hotel, killed himself by drinking sniper, a deadly poisonous pesticide.
The reason he killed himself was said to be his inability and failure to repay a huge loan he took for business. The business failed making it difficult for him to pay back the loan.
He spoke with his children, before locking himself up in his room where he killed himself.
His wife knocked on his door repeatedly and when he didn’t respond, she opened the door with a spare key and found him lifeless on his bed.
Bala Elkana, Lagos State police command spokesman, confirmed the incident and also revealed the corpse has been moved to the morgue for post mortem examination.