Teacher commits suicide in Kogi over financial woes

A woman identified as Mrs Yusuf Bosede Khadija, has reportedly committed suicide in Kogi State.

It was gathered that the incident in Okuhapa in Obangede, Okehi Local Government Area of the state.

According to reports, the woman, said to be a secondary school teacher took her own life by jumping into a well.

Facebook user, Citizen Nagaziman, claimed that the woman took the drastic step due to depression caused by a lack of money to take care of her children.

“Your Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello, in this well, is one of your “Dearest Teachers” you are celebrating today. She committed suicide a few days ago, due to hunger and depression from lack of funds to feed and take care of her children,” he wrote.

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“She is Mrs Yusuf Bosede Khadija, from Okuhapa in Obangede, Okehi local govt Area of Kogi State

“So many teachers and local government workers that don’t have children to take care of them are dying on a daily basis, most of the news doesn’t make it to the media because some people are so good at hiding the truth from the public

“Sir, I don’t have any personal issue with your person, I only wish that workers welfare should be paramount instead of wasting resources on a thing that doesn’t matter

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“So many people come to you with lies just to get favour, double-check information and do the right thing, sir

“The money they are making you to waste on presidential ambition is enough to take care of teachers and local government workers

“Sir, we don’t rule forever and we don’t live forever. May Almighty Allah give you the wisdom to do the right thing. GYB, you are not doing well.”

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