By Justina Asishana – Minna


Two middle-aged males have dedicated suicide in Rijau native authorities space of Niger state.

The incidents, which occurred on totally different events, have put the variety of suicide within the final two months within the native authorities space to 13.

The 2 deceased males, recognized as Barde Swashi and Jibrin Dakarkari, hanged themselves on a tree and didn’t depart any suicide word.

Within the case of Barde Swashi, his decomposed physique was discovered hanging on a department of mango tree in his farm in Darangi neighborhood in Rijau within the early hours of Friday.

His members of the family stated he left dwelling with none info of his vacation spot, stating they by no means observed he was going by any downside that will trigger him to take his life.

“On that fateful day, he by no means displayed any unusual act and we by no means suspected that he was going to hold himself in his personal farm.

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“It was subsequently very stunning for us to obtain the stunning information {that a} middle-aged man corpse was seen dangling on a department of a mango tree in a farm and on attending to the farm, we found the corpse to be our personal individual,” a member of the family said.

Jubrin Dakarkari, who was in his mid-60s from Dukku neighborhood had complained to neighbours that he couldn’t proceed dwelling with out having any tangible job that will put meals on his desk.

However the neighbours by no means thought it could lead him to take his life.

Jubrin was discovered hanging on a tree behind his home within the early hours of penultimate Wednesday.

One in every of his neighbours, who spoke to newsmen, stated: “We by no means thought that he was going to commit suicide with that remark he made as all of us satisfied him that each one shall be alright.”

Residents of Rijau native authorities are apprehensive over the rising incidents of suicide particularly among the many aged folks inside 55 to 60 years and have known as on the federal government to start sensitisation programmes that will reassure folks to not take their lives.

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