Kogi civil servant commits suicide 10 days after wife gave birth to triplet

Kogi civil servant commits suicide 10 days after wife gave birth to triplet. The man identified as Mr Edward Soje has commited by hanging himself on a tree in Kogi. Mr Edward Soji is directorin the Kogi State Civil Service. The wife victim just gave to triplet 10 days before the incident.

The 54-year-old civil servant decided to take his life barely 10 days after his wife of 17 years gave birth to a set of male triplets in a private hospital in Abuja. The couple had been childless before then.

Kogi civil servant commits suicide 10 days after wife gave birth to triplet

Punch report that Soje, a Grade Level 16 Officer in the Kogi State Teaching Service Commission, was being owed 11 months’ salary arrears as at the time he took his life.

He hailed from Ogori town in Ogori -Magongo Local Government area of the state.

Soje, who is being owed 11 months’ salary arrears had before killing himself travelled to Abuja and left a suicide note for the wife who also works in one of the federal ministries.

The suicide note reads, “Psalm 121:3 God will not suffer your foot to be moved: He that keepeth you will not slumber. Amen. You and the three boys, the God Almighty will keep you and prosper you, amen. I love you.

The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, ASP William Aya.

Aya told newsmen on Saturday that Soje’s body was discovered on a tree behind the barracks. Kogi civil servant commits suicide 10 days after wife gave birth to triplet

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