Man Hangs Himself Because Of N25,000 Bank Debt

One Mr. Adeyinka Badejo, 35 hanged himself because on Tuesday, reportedly hung himself to death over N25, 000 bank loan.

Adeyinka who is a resident of Kubwa, a satellite town in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) until his death was a trader who sold second-hand clothes ‘Okirika’, at the Kubwa village market and had two children, City News reports.

According to reports, Badejo had borrowed the sum of N150,000 from a micro finance bank in Kubwa, and couldnt pay back the money, his younger brother, Adeyinka Emmanuel reportedly assisted him in paying part of the borrowed money, leaving him with just N25,000 to complete the payment.

A heart broken Emmanuel said things were not going well for his elder brother and was certain the debt was responsible for the brother committing suicide because he sometimes joke about doing that to him

“We were very close siblings. He once jokingly told me that he would hang himself because of the pressure he was getting from the bank to return the borrowed money. But I always told him everything would be okay. I never knew he meant his words. Maybe if I had known, I would have tried to stop him. I pray his soul rests in peace,” Emmanuel said amid tears.

The deceased wife, Mrs. Grace Adeyinka said she noticed her husband’s body dangling inside their sitting room when she went to use the toilet in the morning and quickly brought him down and rushed him to the emergency unit of the Kubwa General Hospital where he was confirmed dead.
Grace said, 

“I woke up around 5a.m. to use the toilet and found out that the cloth I used to cover our five-year-old child was missing, and my husband too was not by my side in bed.
“When I went to the living room, I discovered that it was the cloth he used to hang himself,” Grace noted.

The head of Accident and Emergency Unit of the hospital, Paul Olise, confirmed the incident.

“His remains have since been taken to the morgue,” Olise said.

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