Tragedy struck at Alade Stadium area of Command-Ipaja in Lagos State when body of a sacked construction worker simply identified as “Walter” was found dangling on a Mango tree in an apparent suicide.
Bewildered residents trooped to the scene in large numbers to see the body themselves.
The deceased chose a lonely location behind a church along the Powerline Alade stadium road in Ogunseye.
Some people who identified him said he was sacked along with some other workers about two months ago.
Sources said the company discovered that some of its workers were selling its cements and other materials which led to mass sack.
He was said to have been residing at Gbenaje area of the community.
One of the workers in the crowd said he had been behaving strangely these days.
One of them said he was still in a bad mood when he left them, he said he thought he was going out yesterday night to eat only to hear the news today.
The sources continued that he was from a royal family in Akoko, Ondo State.
Majority of the people among the crowd were angry that he ended his life in such a manner.
They said his parents were the victims of his action.
As at the time of filing this report, arrangements are in top gear to evacuate his body as police have been invited to the scene.
Many however said traditional worshippers must be invited to perform traditional rites.
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