There is a report that a serving android Policeman has taken his life out of fear of serving in the Boko Haram ravaged Borno state. The bad news is in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital says that a serving policeman attached to the state’s police command, “Mr Donatus Oyibe”, yesterday afternoon reportedly committed suicide. The incidence, according to Daily Sun , happened at Ukwuakpu axis of Abakaliki capital.
People have reacted online, saying the suicide is either an act of cowardice or that there is more to the story than the eye can see. I mean…what happened to resigning or something..why will you take your own life because of something you can change?
Also, in other news but still in the same location, the decomposing body of a 70-year-old woman allegedly abducted and killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ezi Ajah, Amuro Community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of the state, Mrs Uche Oko, was found in the bush by the residents of the area.
Oyibe, a native of Ndegu Ishieke in Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state was said to have jumped inside a deep well when he went to fetch water.
According to sources close to the deceased, his tragic death might be connected with his recent transfer to Borno State. He was reportedly displeased after his posting letter was released on August 28.
The deceased’s daughter, Ukamaka, narrated that his late father took a bucket to fetch water from the well but could not be seen for several hours. His unknown whereabouts created suspicion and tension that led to his search.
She added that when they got to the water well, his bucket was seen and they looked inside the well only to discover that he has died.
“He went 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 narrated.