Man commits suicide after losing money to ex-lover

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By Daud Olatunji

ABEOKUTA— A middle-aged man, Samsideen Akinwunmi, has reportedly committed suicide in Abeokuta after being duped by his concubine.

Akinwunmi, a carpenter, was said to have been found dead after allegedly hanging himself on a  ceiling fan in his room located at Aboaba Street, Itori-Odo, Abeokuta.

A source told Vanguard that the incident occurred on Saturday.
The source further said that he saw Akinwunmi at about 2:45 pm on Saturday when he sent all his children on errand before killing himself.

According to the source, the deceased  left a suicide note  which  explained why he killed himself.
“He indicated that his estranged lover had duped him of millions of Naira and that he had to kill himself.

Reacting to the incident, a community leader and Alapinni of Egbaland, Chief Omolaso Ojedele, saidit was a tragedy.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state,  Muyiwa Adejobi, could not be reached for reaction. It was, however, gathered that the Police had taken the corpse away.

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