Suicide: Family of banker yet to show up


By Gideon Adonai

Families of Amarachi Ogochukwu, the 32-year-old female bank worker who committed suicide in the office a week ago, are yet to claim her corpse.


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A police source who pleaded anonymity in Ikorodu where the incident happened had said investigation into the matter had begun, directing our reporter to the State Police Command’s, Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin for further information. However, Hundeyin did not take his calls to make further comments on the incident.

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Business Continues at Globus Bank



Meanwhile, a visit to the Globus Bank in Ikorodu, showed it was business as usual, as there was no sign of mourning in the bank.

When our correspondent, inquired about Amarachi’s family details, a security detail attached to the bank denied that the incident happened at the said branch.

Meanwhile, traders in the environment confirmed that it was the exact bank, and the only one in Ikorodu as it was established in less than a year ago.

A food vendor near the bank, who confirmed to have known the deceased, however confirmed to our reporter that it was the branch where the incident occurred, contrary to the narrative of the security detail.

Also, an operator of commercial motorcycle [name withheld] confirmed that the branch was where the incident happened.


Family yet to show up at Ikorodu Mortuary

At the Ikorodu General Hospital, Morgue Department, it was gathered that the family of the deceased were yet to claim their daughter’s body, after she died four days before.

“It is true that a lady committed suicide at Globus Bank, but the family members are yet to come for the body” the source said.

“All the bodies here are numbered serially” a source in knowledge with the details said.

According to the source, “the matter is still hanging between the family, the bank and the police. They are yet to settle their differences. The families have not yet reported here to claim the body, I can assure of that,” the source said.

Deceased blamed death on pressure, economic hardship

In the suicide note allegedly written by the deceased (Amarachi), she blamed the hard economy and presume for her decision to end her life, saying nothing was working well for her.

In her suicide note, she had written, “Nothing is working in my life. My figures are low. My brain is clogged up. The economy is getting harder. My decisions are wrong. My mind is messed up. The future doesn’t seem bright at all. I see extreme hardship. I can’t bear the pain anymore.”

The remains of the bank marketer remain in the morgue at the moment of filing this report.





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