Tragedy struck on Monday as a senior local government official, Michael Kayode Bamisaye, alleged committed suicide at his residence in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
Bamisaye, who was the Director of Finance in Ise/Orun Local Government Council, Ise-Ekiti, jumped into the well in his compound behind Tinuola Maximum School, off Afao Road, Ado-Ekiti.
The deceased had earlier drunk water mixed with cement in an earlier attempt to kill himself before jumping into the well.
Top management staff of local governments in Ekiti State has being paying condolence visit to Bamisaye’s home.
Sympathizers have been trooping to his residence to commiserate with the widow and other members of the family.
Activities were said to have been grounded at Ise/Orun Local Government secretariat when the report of Bamisaye’s death filtered in from Ado-Ekiti. Read more