Mr. Michael Bamisaye, the Director of Finance, Ise/Orun Local Government in Ekiti State, has been found dead inside the well at his residence in Ado-Ekiti.
The residence of the Director at Tinuola Maximum School, off Afao Road, Ado-Ekiti, attracted mourners at the news of the death.
The cause of the death of Bamisaye is yet to be confirmed at press time, however, residents have alleged suicide as the cause of the death.
A mixture of cement and water was found near the well.
“The deceased woke up about 4am to assist his wife with some house chores and even called some council workers he used to convey to Ise everyday to be ready to join him to their station.
“All of a sudden, he disappeared and went outside with the wife looking for him. Later she discovered that the well was open and they saw the body floating.
“The wife and other people who joined in the search later saw the cement he had mixed with water which he might have taken before taking the plunge into the well.
“The men of the State Fire Service had come to remove the corpse which has since been deposited at the mortuary.” a source disclosed.
Efforts to contact Deputy Superintendent of Police, Caleb Ikechukwu, the Police Public Relations Officer in Ekiti State, proved abortive.
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