(See Picture/Video)Tragedy Strucks Again In Ibadan As Onlookers Ignore Young Man Climbing Bank Mast To Take His Own Life

Catastrophe struck at the early long hours of yesterday when a unidentified young man reportedly climbed a telecom mast belonging to the WEMA Bank PLC and jumped, killing himself in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

The occurrence, which happened at Elewure junction, along Sango/UI street, Ibadan, pulled in scores of spectators who thronged the area.

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The ever bustling Sango-UI street saw overwhelming traffic as drivers found it difficult to ply the road.

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It was gathered that an eyewitness, Tosin Alabi while conversing with Journalist on how the occurrence happened said that the deceased scaled through the back fence of the WEMA bank before climbing the bank mast and in the long run tumbled off on the top of the bank.

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“He came in through the back fence of the bank and climbed the mast. He used almost 30 minutes before he eventually fell off on the roof of the bank”.

One of the friends of the deceased who claimed anonymity said his friend was not a mad person as some people insinuate, adding that the deceased was his friend and that what happened to him was not ordinary.

The mother of the deceased, Mrs. Alaba, who was on hand at scene of the incident, said her son was not mad, noting that what made her son to kill himself was strange.

“We came from vigil and after we finished eating our breakfast, we started looking for him unknown to us that he came here to kill himself; my son is not mad as some people insinuate but what made him to kill himself was not understandable”.

The Oyo State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) , Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi , a Superintendent of Police (SP)  while reacting to the incident said the identity of the deceased was yet to be known, adding that report reaching him was that a naked man was seen moving towards WEMA Bank building located at Elewure, along Sango UI road.

After which he, reportedly climbed the mast of the bank and eventually jumped from the tower, and the bank officers immediately called on the men of Nigeria Police Force, Sango Police station, and the Fire Service who came and rescued the man but the man was later confirmed death.

Fadeyi noted that the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Adeoyo State Hospital and autopsy will be conducted on the body.
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