Tragedy struck in Ado Ekiti on Monday as a senior Local Government official, Michael Kayode Bamisaye, allegedly committed suicide at his residence.
Reports stated that the director of Finance in Ise/Orun LG in Ise-Ekiti in Ekiti State, allegedly jumped into a well in his home behind Tinuola Maximum School, off Afao Road.
The Nation reports that family members and sympathizers have been trooping to his residence to commiserate with his widow.
”The deceased woke up about 4 am to assist his wife do household chores. He later disappeared. His wife and others went outside to look for him but found his body floating in the well.
“They saw the cement he had mixed with water, which he might have taken before plunging into the well. Men of the state Fire Service have removed the body and deposited it in the mortuary,” a source told the daily.