[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A man named Ibrahim Abubakar, a shop owner along Zoo Road, Kano State, has taken his own life, Thursday evening.
His lifeless body was discovered dangling down a rope with which he hung himself right inside his shop.
His son, Abdulsalam Ibrahim, told newsmen that his father had been battling with psychological trauma further worsened by domestic responsibilities he was finding difficult to keep up with, including the wedding of his daughter which is coming up soon.
In his words: “Our father was battling with psychological trauma and he is also poverty-stricken. More so, my sister is due to be given out in marriage soon. We performed the evening prayer with him after which he went back to the shop and hung himself. He gave up the ghost despite attempts to save him when he was discovered”.
In response to the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said investigation into the case is on to determine the true circumstances of what happened. Meanwhile, “the primary report shows that the man was found hanging in his shop in the evening”.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]