A council official in Ekiti State, Michael Bamisaye, has reportedly ended his own life by drinking cement solution and later jumping into a well.
Prior to his death, Bamisaye worked as the Director of Finance in Ise/Orun Local Government in Ekiti State. He lived at Tinuola Maximum School, off Afao Road, Ado-Ekiti, lost his life after the incident.
“The deceased woke up at about 4.00 am to assist his wife to do some house chores and even called some council workers he used to convey to Ise every day to be ready to join him to their station.
“All of a sudden, he disappeared and went outside with the wife looking for her. Later, she discovered that the well was opened and they saw the body floating.
“The wife and other people who joined her searching later saw the cement he had mixed with water which he might have taken before taking the plunge into the well.
“The men of the State Fire Service had come to remove the corpse which has since been deposited at the mortuary.”