A principal lecturer in the Department of Adult Education of the defunct College of Education now Tayo Akpata University, Ekiadolor, Benin, Friday Orobator, has committed suicide over a 13-month unpaid salary.
The senior lecturer, who was in his 50s and whose wife had just been delivered of a baby, hanged himself at his Obakhazbaye, Benin residence. He committed the act 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. Policemen from Oba Station moved his body to the morgue around 1:30 pm.