The twin brother and the wife of Taiwo Ariyo were in shock when the 34-year-old drank local insecticide, Sniper, in their presence after suffering a bout of depression.
Despite efforts to save his life, the victim died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos.
PUNCH Metro gathered that Taiwo had expressed sadness over the alleged uncaring attitude of their United States of America-based father, Mr. Clement Ariyo. Clement, a pathologist with the Red Cross Society, was said to have married two wives.
While Taiwo’s mother had three children, the second wife had two. It was alleged that Clement was always sending money to his second wife and her children while neglecting the three children of the first wife. Our correspondent learnt that Taiwo, who became depressed over the matter, headed for the house of his stepmother on Shaba Ojo Street, Igando, on Saturday.
The twin brother, Kehinde, was reported to have urged him to leave the place, but he refused. PUNCH Metro was told that Kehinde made a call to the victim’s wife. Read more