Tragedy as 23-year-old Nigerian man takes own life after telling father to take care of his siblings
- A young man in Enugu has taken his own life after telling his father to take care of his siblings when he dies
- The 23-year-old man identified as Ikenna Sunday Eze cut the rope his family used in spreading clothes and hung himself on a cashew tree
- Ikenna's younger brother, Chidubem Eze, says the deceased was suffering from insomnia
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A 23-year-old man identified as Ikenna Sunday Eze has taken his own life in Ala Ugbele Obukpa community, Nsukka local government area of Enugu state.
Ikenna, who was popularly known as Sosthe, hung himself on a cashew tree on Monday, October 19, Vanguard reports.
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Legit.ng gathers that Ikenna's younger brother identified as Chidubem Eze said the deceased had given a hint before taking taking his own life but they didn't take it seriously.
The young man was said to be suffering from insomnia.
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He said Ikenna, who was battling with insomnia, told their father to take care of his siblings when he dies.
"He has been having insomnia for sometime now but he has been going about his normal businesses. No member of the family had any problem with him and there was no misunderstanding whatsoever with anybody in the family as to warrant him taking his life."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that tragedy struck on Thursday, September 17, as a Nigerian soldier in the frontline of the anti-Boko Haram fight committed suicide.
The soldier, identified as Lance Corporal Victor Ojeamiran, killed himself as a result of being falsely accused of phone theft and punished publicly by his superior.
The late soldier was attached to the Nigerian Army 27 Task Force Brigade in Buni Gari, Gujba local government area of Yobe state.
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