A man identified as James Samuel, 30, committed suicide by hanging himself in a classroom at Government Secondary School Gurku, Karu LGA of Nasarawa State.
James’ body was found by one of the residents in the area who happens to be a police officer serving in Abuja. Upon discovering his body, the officer reported the matter to the nearest police station.
Two pictures were found at the scene of the crime; an old picture of James and another which is claimed to be his mother.
James’ body was brought down in the presence of a crowd and was taken out of the government facility by his family members.
James’ father, Chief Samuel who is the Tiv community leader, broke down in tears when he arrived at the scene of the incident with his other children.
Chief Samuel speaking about his son, said
Speaking about his deceased son, Chief Samuel said his son attended Government Secondary school Gurku, he was a farmer, welder, and a traditional drummer. He also said that this is the first suicide in the history of Gurku land and that it is taboo here
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