Edo lecturer commits suicide over unpaid salaries

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OrijoReporter.com, Friday Orobator

A principal lecturer in the Department of Adult Education of Tayo Akpata University, Ekiadolor, Benin, Friday Orobator, has committed suicide over a 13-month unpaid salary.

The senior lecturer is in his 50s and his wife had just been delivered of a baby.

Orobator, a father-of-four, according to report hanged himself at his Obakhazbaye, Benin residence, on Friday.

His lifeless body was discovered behind his apartment around 1:30 pm with the green rope he used to hang himself still on his neck.

His body has been relocated to the morgue around 1:30 pm.

The Chairman of COEASU of the tertiary institution, owned by Edo State Government, Fred Omonuwa, confirmed all the staff had not been paid for 13 months.

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