A man in Delta State has reportedly killed himself after he understands that his wife that they have been in a union for over 16 years has been practising extra-marital affairs.
9jatoday learned that Felix Edore, 48, reportedly a cab driver took his own life by drinking an insecticide at his resident in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was said that Felix was however rushed to a private clinic in the Amukpe area of Sapele after consuming the deadly chemical, but he was later confirmed dead after doctors struggled to revive him.
Reacting to Felix’s death, a source from his neighbourhood told newsmen that “The cab driver, who used to shuttle between Abraka-Eku and Sapele, took his life because of his wife,”
Felix was described as an easy-going man, who was passionate about his job and had just bought a second-hand car he uses to go about his daily hustle.
Also, a neighbour whose name is given as Mama Rita, hinted that “Felix decided to end it all when he suspected that his wife was indulging in extra-marital affairs.”
“The deceased was married to the wife and they had six children; the man was always complaining of his wife’s alleged infidelity and most times they would quarrel over it, and he was always saying he would kill himself because of her infidelity.
“So, that day, we never knew that he had bought the Sniper insecticide and before we knew what was happening, he drank the insecticide in his car and people, who saw him, raised the alarm; that was how we found out and rushed him to hospital, but he died on Saturday.”
However, as at the time, this report was filed, no comment yet has been received from the area Police command.