A Nigerian mechanic, simply identified as Chuks Ikenna, has ended his life after another man impregnated his girlfriend.
The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday morning at his residence at Dwakoro area in Suleja LGA of Niger State.
A resident, John Adeleye, told Daily trust that Ikenna, who is an auto mechanic, became devastated when he found out that his lover had cheated on him and was pregnant.
He stated that Chuks made a joke of killing himself after discovering the incident and no one took him serious.
It was gathered that the mechanic body became lifeless after taking a bottle of poison, ‘Otapiapia’ and a suicide note was found.
In the interview, the resident said, “Chuks found out his lover had cheated on him and was pregnant. He was devastated by the news. There was confusion over who the father was.”
“He jokingly told people that he would kill himself because of the incident, but they never took him seriously. An empty bottle of otapiapia was found beside his corpse, as well as a suicide note.”
A health worker at the Suleja General Hospital, who confirmed the incident said that his remains had been taken to the mortuary.