Man attempts suicide over unpaid salaries

A man who identified himself as Agada Okpanachi on Thursday, attempted suicide by hanging himself on a tree in Idah.

Okpanchi, a staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Kogi State was rescued by the patrol team of FRSC who were informed by an okada rider that saw him when he was trying to take his life.

Acting on this report, the team immediately dashed to the location where they found Okpanachi in an unconscious state.

The FRSC patrol team through the administering of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on the culprit was able to regain his consciousness.

Our reporter further confirmed that during the CPR, the police were contacted and they met the FRSC team at the scene while administering the CPR.

Also, in an exclusive interview with the Nation, Okpanachi made known his thought as regards the attempted suicide case.

In his words, he said, “The hardship is too much for me and I can’t cope than to hang myself.

“For the past two years, I have not taken a kobo after wasting all my money going to Lokoja for screening,” he said.



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