- An unidentified man has reportedly killed himself in University Teaching Hospital (UCH) Ibadan
- He was said to have jumped from the 5th floor of the hospital
- The reason to take his life is yet to be unravelled by the management of the hospital
A man in his early 50s on Wednesday morning, May 2, killed himself by plunging from the 5th floor of the administrative building of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo state.
New Telegraph reports that the incident, which caught many people unawares, attracted their attention when they suddenly saw the man landing with a thud on the cemented floor outside the mortuary department of the hospital.
NAIJ.com gathered that dressed in blue native attire, wearing a pair of palm sandals, the deceased, whose identity was yet to be ascertained by the police as at the time of filing this report, smashed his head when he hit it on the floor.
Though the workers at the hospital were still on strike as at present, the management, according to the public relations officer of the hospital, Deji Bobade, detailed a doctor to examine him who certified him dead, after which the police were invited and took some investigation notes before the remains were deposited at the hospital morgue.
Eyewitnesses told New Telegraph that the man climbed the handrail by the staircase of the floor, got on top of the short visor constructed as an umbrella to protect people using the stairs, and then jumped which saw him land on the hard floor where his body could be easily seen by passers-by.
However, unconfirmed reports indicated it that the man left a note indicating he was duped of N30 million and so decided to take his life. The note was said to have been taken away by the police.
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When the phone number of the police public relations officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, was called, it was switched off.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported Juliet who lived with her family in Ekiugbo, Ughelli north local government area of Delta state took her life after she discovered she scored 168 in her Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
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