According to reports, the body of the father-of-five, who was a night guard at the Ekiti State Scholarship Board, was found hanging with a clothing material to the railing of a building at the Ministry of Education where he had reported for duty around 6pm Tuesday.
Civil servants clustered around the spot of the incident and lamented the horrible twist of event for the man they described as jovial and amiable while alive.
While speaking to a correspondent, the deceased's sister-in-law, Mrs Elizabeth Babalola, said Olaoye, a native of Igogo Ekiti, Moba Local Government area of the state, came to her around 4.30pm on Tuesday and lamented the acute financial problems he had been encountering of recent.
“He also complained about his inability to meet other financial commitments to his wife’s family. He told me he could go ahead and do something nasty. He told me clearly that he was tired of life.
“I tried to persuade him not to resort to anything nasty. I told him life is full of ups and downs and that he should just endure, but I never knew he would end this way.”
The Executive Secretary of the Ekiti State Scholarship Board, Ayo Ajimat, confirmed that the deceased was a member of staff of the board before his demise.
“Yes, he was our staff. He was a very prayerful, jovial and amiable person. I don’t understand what led to this. I don’t know the kind of problem he had that could lead to this,” he said.
As at the time of filing this report, We could not ascertain if the body of the man which was hanging on his suicide rope, has been evacuated, as some policemen from the police station located at the old Iyin road with jurisdiction over the area where the incident happened, came to the scene. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇