It came as a shock to many in a community of Victoria Island, Lagos State as a 46-year-old male banker committed suicide hours after taking to Facebook to share a suicidal note.
Ibeakanma Onyechere, a married father-of-one, was found lying lifeless in his room at his home in Victoria Island, Lagos State.
The banker, from Umuakam Afugiri in Umuahia north LGA, Abia state, reportedly left his wife a suicide note before he took his life by consuming a harmful substance on Friday, August 9, 2019. His wife, who reportedly went shopping at the time he took his life, found the note when she returned.
The note, reportedly obtained by Igbere TV, reads: “The best, that’s what I used to call you. Finally this is the end of my journey here on earth. The evil I have been battling with has succeeded in quenching the flame.
“You married a wrong man. You’re a good woman and you deserve the best. You need to be happy. You need to soar. Please take care of our princess Chinenyenwa.
“Tell her that I love her so much. Be peaceable with everyone though not gonna be easy. Tell my family not to harbour any resentment against you. You’re a blessing to us.
“That’s the wish of a dying man. Don’t cry for me but pray for me. I love you and chinenye so much. Good Bye My beloved.”
He also shared a Facebook post that hinted at his imprending suicide. It reads: “THE LIGHT IS GRADUALLY DIMMING OUT…………”
Until his death, Mr. Ibeakanma was a Human relationship Manager at the UBA.