25-year-old school leaver commits suicide
As Traders Discover Decomposing Body In Onitsha
A 25-year-old, Chigozie Igwe, a native of Umuofor, Umumumo, in Ehime Mbano Local Council of Imo State, has hung himself, due to what he attributed to his joblessness.
The deceased, who was found in one of the rooms in their family house, according to the note he dropped before committing suicide, accused the world of being wicked to him through hardship and joblessness. The suicide not read: “Die, die, die. Let nobody weep for me because, I am tired of this wicked world.’’
The late Chigozie, The Guardian learnt was frustrated after leaving secondary school many years ago, without securing a job. People in their area said the deceased had complained painfully few days before the ugly incident that the suffering was too much and unbearable.
Family members, friends and relations of the deceased were gathered as at the time journalists visited the scene, crying profusely.
The deceased’s mother, Mrs. Anthonia Igwe, who was angered by the act, said: ‘’Chigozie, is this the way you chose to leave this world? Remember that you have committed an abomination and you will go to the worst part of the hell.”
Police operatives at the council, confirmed the incident. They said preliminary investigations had commenced. In Onitsha, Anambra State, panic ensued at the International Electronics Market, when traders discovered a decomposing body swept to the area by flood.
Sources said the traders began to perceive offensive odour in the market and began to search the vicinity, resulting in the discovery of the decomposing body.
The Financial Secretary of the market, Onyeka Azubike, who spoke to Journalists said, “the flood dumped the corpse because the drainage system that passes through the market was blocked at the entrance gate behind a company adjacent to the market.”