Mrs Zainab Oladejo, the spouse of Rauf Oladejo, a staff of the Federal Radio Company of Nigeria, says she remains to be in shock over the information of her husband taking his personal life by leaping into the lagoon final Friday.
Rauf, a driver with the company, was newly transferred from the FRCN coaching college in Shogunle to the Broadcasting home in Lagos.
The sexagenarian and father of eight, was on his option to work, driving the corporate’s brown Toyota Corolla when he stopped on the third mainland bridge, pretending to be pressed and that he wanted to urinate. Out of the blue, he jumped, headfirst, from the bridge into the Lagoon.
His stays was later recovered in the lagoon by males of the Lagos state Emergency Administration Authority, Marine Police, Lagos State Waterways Authority and Fast Response Squad.
Reacting to the unhappy information of her husband’s demise and the way in which he died, Mrs Oladejo, stated she couldn’t give a proof as to why her husband determined to take his personal life, including that he was a peace-loving husband and father.
“God is the only one who sees the intention of his coronary heart for selecting to take his personal life; I don’t know what may have been his purpose. We now have been married for over 40 years and no person ever tried settling a dispute between us. When he was leaving for Lagos on Sunday, he prayed for us and one of the kids adopted him to the park. He was a peace-loving man; he was not in the behavior of combating with anybody and anytime he had cash, he would purchase issues for all the kids round.” she instructed Punch
Additionally, one of the sons of the deceased, Sheriff, stated his father was not ailing and that to the very best of his information, his father was not having any monetary disaster.
“My father was not sick and he was not enthusiastic about something. If he was enthusiastic about something, he would have instructed me, as a result of he didn’t disguise something from me. He didn’t have any cash problem too, as a result of if he wanted cash, he would name to inform us. Even the day his physique was retrieved from the lagoon, greater than N10,000 was recovered from his pocket. I imagine that what’s hidden to us as people is open to God.” he stated
Fairly a quantity of individuals have committed suicide by leaping off Third mainland bridge this 12 months.