Osun State Permanent Secretary’s Son Commits Suicide By Hanging Himself


The first son of the late Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services Office of the Governor of Osun State, Mrs Olufunke Kolawole, Tolulope Kolawole has reported committed suicide by hanging himself.

According to report, the 32 years old man took his life because he could no longer make ends meet at the Halleluya Estate in Osogbo, where he lived, after his mother, Olufunke Kolawole was abducted on her way to Abuja on an official assignment and eventually killed in Kogi State last year .

The deceased who left a wife behind was said to have complained bitterly about the downward in the farm he was managing .

According to a resident of the area identified himself as Remi Taiwo in a chat with newmen, the deceased had a friend in Ibadan, Oyo State, who he confided in that he was finding things very tough and that his wife had complained bitterly about it.

“The friend, whose name I can't recall, was said to have been very helpful with monetary support and had warned him against taking any negative step to finding a solution to his challenge.”

While confirming the sad incident, a police source who disclosed that the case was reported at the Dada Estate Police Station, before it was transferred to the Osun State Police Command in Osogbo said;

“The young man was said to have lamented the lull in the business bequeathed to him by his late mum .

“He was said to be constantly complaining to one of his friends in Ibadan, Oyo State and that one kept encouraging him and offering him financial support .

“But he decided to hang himself when he could no longer bear it. He was said to have put a rope round his neck and was standing on a chair, but had not kicked the chair away before somebody arrived at the scene.

“ The person was said to have pleaded with him and had ran to call residents, but the deceased was said to be found dangling before help could come.”

The police source added that some members of the family of the deceased went to the police and told them what they knew about the incident .

Source: Punch

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