Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima’s Chief Steward, John Achagwa, has allegedly committed suicide at the Presidential Lodge in the state’s Government House in Maiduguri.
The Chief Steward was said to have climbed a tree behind the lodge and hung himself.
A close associate of Achagwa said the deceased has been complaining about the attitude of his daughter, saying” this girl will kill me.”
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“He came and asked me to delete someone’s number from his phone. I told him I don’t know how to delete it. He left angrily, only for me to hear that he has hanged himself, after some few minutes,” the associate said.
The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu briefed the press at about 5:00pm at the Governennt House on the incident saying, “nobody can tell or say exactly what happened or caused the deceased to hang himself at his work place during working hours for now”.
“But the corpse has been removed and deposited at the General Hospital Maiduguri for orthopsy and further investigation by the CID department on why he killed himself from his family to ascertain whether the deceased had family issue with anybody at home”, Mohammed said.
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