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Nigerian Policeman Commits Suicide By Jumping Into Well Over Transfer To Borno State

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September 5, 2017 – Nigerian Police Officer Commits Suicide By Jumping Into Well Over Transfer To Borno State

A Police officer attached to the Ebonyi State police command, Donatus Oyibe, has reportedly committed suicide at Ukwuakpu axis of Abakaliki.

Oyibe, a native of Ndiagu Ishieke in Ebonyi Local government area of the state was said to have jumped inside a deep well on Sunday night when he went to fetch water.

According to Sun newspaper, family sources say his death was connected with his recent transfer to Borno state, after his posting letter was released on August 28.

The deceased daughter, Ukamaka said that her late father took bucket to fetch water from the well but could not be seen for several hours. This she said created suspicion and tension that led to his search.

She added that when they reached the well, his bucket was seen and they looked inside the well only to discover that he has died.

“My father took a bucket that he was going to fetch water from our well on Sunday night but could not come back after some time that created suspicion and we started looking for him.

“I went to the well and saw his bucket. When I looked inside the well, I discovered that he has died”, she said.

The Police spokesperson, Loveth Ogah said she was not aware of the development at press time but promised to speak on the development when confirmed.



  1. Metu Nyetu

    September 5, 2017 at 5:02 AM

    THAT WAS a very stupid thing to do. Would it not have been better if he had simply resigned?

  2. Big Aunty Koks

    September 5, 2017 at 7:47 AM

    The cause of death should be investigated and not presumed and particularly since this allegedly happened during the night. Every Government worker knows that once employed, transfer from one point to another is normal because nobody ever applies for employment as IMO State Policeman or Kaduna State Policeman….You apply to be employed as policeman in the Nigeria Police Force. The speculation that the man committed suicide is thus not certain.
    RIP to the dead!

  3. mulikat

    September 5, 2017 at 7:47 AM

    fool, resigned and get yourself another job or little sales business ,than to kill yourself, now in hellfire.

  4. Mimia

    September 5, 2017 at 9:20 AM

    nawa ooh! fear of bokoharam terrosit has done worst in this nigeria,he could have work it out or resign than taking his life.

  5. baby

    September 5, 2017 at 9:45 AM

    is good he kill himself who know how many people he would have kill with his gun,IG employing mental people for Nigerian police

  6. fifelomo

    September 5, 2017 at 6:31 PM

    Rip man.

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