A 22-year-old man, Idris Shuaib, has committed suicide after he hung himself on a tree on his father’s farm at Gwanara in the Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State.
According to Shuaib’s uncle, the victim, who was from Ankara Wooro compound, Gwanara, took his life on Thursday because he was allegedly impotent.
Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Babawale Afolabi, said that the deceased, who was a graduate of Muideen College of Education, Ilorin “reportedly hanged himself over his inability to copulate with women”.
“The lifeless body of a 22 years old NCE graduate, Idris Shuaib, was discovered dangling on a cashew tree. He reportedly hanged himself over his inability to copulate or sleep with women. According to the uncle of the deceased, Idris left home early on Thursday telling his father that he wanted to go to the farm as his usual routine not knowing that he had another motive this time round,” the statement partly read.
The NSCDC spokesman said that the remains of late Idris were brought down from the tree and taken to the hospital for autopsy by officers of the corps.
He further stated that investigations are ongoing.