A yet to be identified man has committed suicide by jumping from a bank’s mast at Sango area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Reports said the naked man, who people thought was mad, gained entrance into the bank’s premises and climbed the mast. on Saturday, insideoyo.com has gathered.
He had already climbed the mast before the bank security noticed it and contacted the police. The man however jumped before the police could do anything.
Police spokesman in the state, Olugbenga Fadeyi was quoted as saying: “The District Police Officer (DPO) and Fire Service personnel who arrived the scene of the incident were swift to action to safe the man’s life, but the impact was so much that he crashed through the roof and fell inside the bank.
“An official of the bank was called in to open the premises.
“By the time the bank’s door was opened, the man was already bleeding through the mouth and was rushed to the University College Hospital where he was confirmed dead”
The PPRO said the corpse had been deposited at the Adeoyo Hospital for autopsy while efforts were on to ascertain his identity.