Delta teen commits suicide over mother’s refusal to give him N700
Over mother’s inability to give N700 to settle a pressing need, a 20-year-old boy, Augustine Okpako has committed suicide by drinking fumigation chemical (Quick Action Spray).
Newsmen gathered that this ugly incident occurred at Awhire community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was learnt that the deceased had requested the said money from his mother, who in turn promised to give him the money the following day (today).
The deceased said he cannot wait till the following day, even as his mother was at the time frying garri she will take to the market so she could raise the money.
An eyewitness, who spoke with newsmen on condition of anonymity, said, “suddenly we just see that he drink the chemical. He drink quick action that farmers normally used to spray grass.”