Husband, wife, son die in Ikorodu apartment

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Symbol of suicide

By Adepote Arowojobe

Residents of Aga community in Ikorodu, near Lagos were on Friday greeted with shock when the corpses of a father, wife and their child were found in their apartment.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the incident occurred at No 12, Obafemi Erija Borokini Road in Aga, Ikorodu at about 6:30 a.m.

A neighbour to the deceased, Mr Taiwo Salami, told NAN that the man, Mr Charles Omomo, popularly called Baba Efe, Mrs Faith Omomo and their three children were all inside the apartment when the incident occurred.

“I left home very early as usual with my motorcycle.  After some hours, my wife called me that Baba Efe, his wife and their last child, Glorious were found dead inside their apartment.

“On getting home I saw a crowd in our compound. I entered the apartment of Baba Efe only to discover he had committed suicide, the wife lay on the floor dead and the son on the three-seater chair also dead.

“I was surprised because yesterday…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria