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Prison officer kills self over inability to pay electricity bills

A prison officer, identified as Kayode Adeniyi, has reportedly shot himself in the head over his inability to repay his debt, house rent and electricity bills.

NewsWireNGR gathered that Adeniyi is attached to the Segede Correctional Centre in Ondo West Council Area, Ondo state.

According to people in the area, the deceased usually complain about his inability to meet his financial obligations.

A close friend who would prefer to be anonymous said; “Whenever we were discussing, he would be lamenting over some issues, which included house rent and electricity bills.

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“We even advised him to relocate to another place if he could not stand it or calm down those he was owing that he would pay them later.

“We did not know he had another plan in mind. We did not know why he did that? Probably it was due to stress from personal issues or other things challenges.

“We even advised him to relocate to another place if he could not stand it or appeal to those he was owing.”

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