OAU staff takes his own life, leaves suicide note for family members


The family members of a staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), identified as Fisayo Oyeniyi have been thrown into mourning after he (Fisayo) reportedly committed suicide.

The Nation reports that Fisayo who was one of the armed guards in the institution hung himself in his residence after sending suicide text to his mother, wife and children.

In his message, Oyeniyi who left his workplace for his house around Kanmi bus stop, at Ifewara road, Ile-Ife to commit suicide informed his loved ones of his desire to end his life.

”The incident happened around noon. I saw people rushing to his apartment to get to see for themselves to be sure of what Mr Oyeniyi has done to himself. We saw where he hung himself, dangling on the rope inside. He has been buried. This is so sad.” a  source said

The incident was also confirmed by the public relation officer of OAU, Abiodun Olarewaju, who said that the deceased left the office after he sent a suicide text to his loved ones.


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