Adokpela Simeon, a young graduate from one of the prestigious universities in Benin Republic, has reportedly committed suicide, due to what he referred to as family pressure.
According to Vanguard, the deceased in a suicide note addressed to his mother and one “aunty Hadija”, revealed that he took his own life due to pressure from the family.
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Simeon, who was based in Cotonou, as stated in the note he wrote, disclosed that he killed himself by consuming Sniper, saying the pressure led to depression.
“Dear mom, aunty Hadija and Kpela, by the time you are reading this letter, you should know that I am dead. I drank sniper and killed myself because you pushed me to any earthly possession that I have in this life, including the car that daddy gave to me should be given to my younger brother, Sunny. I can’t keep up with the pressure you are putting on me and daddy, I want to thank you for everything that you have done for me in this life, no one can ask for a better father,” he wrote in the suicide note.
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“God will bless you abundantly. It is a shame I had to lose my life this way. Please, I ask you, people, to come to Cotonou and retrieve my corpse. This is supposed to be a moment of celebration but the pressure that you are putting on my HEAD mummy and aunty Hadija has forced me to quit life, get ready to mourn a dead son. Thank you all, yours faithfully, late Adokpela Simeon.
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It was also reported that the boy lost being his mother’s favourite, which is suggested could be the main reason he killed himself.
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