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The residents of the Halleluya Estate in Osogbo, on Thursday were thrown into disarray as Tolulope Kolawole, 32 year old committed suicide

Kolawole, the first son of the late Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services, Office of the Governor of Osun State, Mrs Olufunke Kolawole, on Thursday was reported to have committed suicide.

Further report into the incident has it that Kolawole committed suicide because he could longer make ends meet.

The mother of the deceased, Olufunke Kolawole, was kidnapped while on route to Abuja on an official assignment and was eventually killed in Kogi State last year.

Kolawole, who left a wife behind was stated to have complained about the downward trend in the farm he was managing.

Remi Taiwo, a resident of the area, who spoke on the incident said, that the deceased had a friend in Ibadan, Oyo State, who he confided in that he was finding things very tough and that his wife had complained bitterly about it.

He said, “The friend, whose name I can’t recall, was said to have been very helpful with monetary support and had warned him against taking any negative step to finding a solution to his challenge.

A police source also confirmed the incident stating that the case was reported at the Dada Estate Police Station, before it was transferred to the Osun State Police Command in Osogbo.

The source said, “The young man was said to have lamented the lull in the business bequeathed to him by his late mum.

“He was said to be constantly complaining to one of his friends in Ibadan, Oyo State, and that one kept encouraging him and offering him financial support.

“But he decided to hang himself when he could no longer bear it.

He was said to have put a rope round his neck and was standing on a chair, but had not kicked the chair away before somebody arrived at the scene.

The person was said to have pleaded with him and had ran to call residents, but the deceased was said to be found dangling before help could come.

The police source said some members of the family of the deceased went to the police and told them what they knew about the incident.

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