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Man Commits Suicide In Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria

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Sept 3rd, 2012 – Man Commits Suicide In Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria

This very sad incident happened over the weekend at Olaitan street in Masha, Surelere, Lagos state Nigeria.

A man woke up early morning of September 1st, 2012 and saw a man identified as Afeez climbing a PHCN electric pole.

The suicidal man, Afeez had earlier complained to some of his friends that he is tired of living life.

A group of people reportedly begged him to come down which he eventually did.

Instead of being consoled people started slapping him and speaking all sorts of abusive words against him.

His friends immediately took him away to avoid further assault.

We learnt on Saturday night, Afeez drank poison and died.

On Sunday morning, Afeez’s lifeless body was discovered in his room.

People should keep in mind that a suicidal person doesn’t need any more hurtful words all he need is love and attention.

So sad!



  1. olaniran nasir

    September 3, 2012 at 7:51 PM

    This is indeed very pathetic. Govt needs to embark on policies that will improve on the standard of living of its citizens. They should implement people’s driven programmes that will drastically cut down the rising cost of living. Economic goals & development should be the focal points of this administration lest they witness the extinction of the masses.

  2. proff

    September 3, 2012 at 8:20 PM

    Eyaah………dat is an evidence of frustration,sha may his soul rest in peace

  3. Dobbes

    September 4, 2012 at 5:32 AM

    The truth is that life is all about struggling, bcos its bad with you 2day dosnt mean it wont be fine tomorrow. May be He needed just a few minutes to live b4 his brkthro, its a pity dat he died.

  4. stanley edeh

    September 4, 2012 at 7:00 AM

    it’s so’s obvious that this country is very hard to live job,thereby making the standard of living unbearable.d man i believe is nt born,if he was he wud hv believed in God in al ramification.may his soul rest in peace

  5. Jeff T Gab

    September 4, 2012 at 10:42 AM

    That man is fulish

  6. Amara Favour Nwogbo

    September 4, 2012 at 10:44 AM

    may his soul rest in peace, its quite a pity.

  7. Sikirat Bakare

    September 4, 2012 at 10:59 AM

    Datz very sad.

  8. Ogunshola Adedayo Oluwaseun

    September 4, 2012 at 7:22 PM

    that a sad new may his soul rest in peace.

    • Tina Sims

      September 4, 2012 at 7:28 PM

      very sad to read,……… The human mind can become large problem in every person in World,… This Man sound as though he needed some understanding from fellow people….. His mind must have been at a terible place to have taken his own life,……. Rest in Peace InshaAllah


    February 6, 2013 at 5:46 PM

    The people that slaped him instead of consoleing him are not better off than a big other hand this man should know that he is has add more salt to his wound instead.

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