Man Hangs Self Over Inability To Get Married At 40

A 40 year old man simply known as Femi has allegedly committed suicide over his inability to get married in Aboki Street in Abaranje area of Ikotun, Lagos state.

The incident occurred barely two months after he was evicted from his one-room apartment on 27, Alhaji Aboki Street.

The lifeless body of Femi was discovered hanging in an uncompleted building in the area.

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Femi was evicted by his landlord in February, after he was discharged from hospital, following a failed suicide attempt.

A resident, Josiah Madu, who said late Femi was a bricklayer, disclosed that he had complained severally that business was not forth-coming and that he desperately wanted to get married.

Police said they have started an investigation into the cause of the death.


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