NIGERIA Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officials are investigating a recent suicide case in Kwara State that involved a young man hanging himself because he discovered that he was impotent.
Identified as Idris Shuaib, the young man apparently hanged himself on a tree on his father’s farm at Gwanara in the Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. According to Mr Shuaib’s uncle, the victim who was from Ankara Wooro compound, Gwanara, allegedly took his life because he was impotent.
NSCDC spokesman Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the incident, said that the deceased who was a graduate of Muideen College of Education, Ilorin. He added that Idris, 22, reportedly hanged himself over his inability to copulate with women.
Mr Afolabi said: “The lifeless body of a 22 years old NCE graduate, Idris Shuaib, was discovered dangling on a cashew tree. He reportedly hanged himself over his inability to copulate or sleep with women.
“According to the uncle of the deceased, Idris left home early on Thursday telling his father that he wanted to go to the farm as his usual routine not knowing that he had another motive this time round. The deceased hanged himself inside his father’s farm located at Gwanara-Munduro Road with the aid of rope and one jerry can.”
He added that that the remains of the Late Idris were brought down from the tree and taken to the hospital for autopsy by officers of the corps. According to Mr Afolabi, investigations were ongoing into the matter.