One Jumoke Kehinde,an employee at the Akure outlet of Shoprite in Ondo State has reportedly committed suicide following suspension from work after resuming late.
It was gathered that the deceased was found dead in her apartment on New Year’s eve at Kajola axis, along Oda-road, Akure, the state capital.
One co-worker who pleaded for anonymity,interpreted Kehinde’s move as bizarre,disclosing it was normal for anyone who resumed late to work to be sanctioned.
Kehinde is suspected to have taken a poisonous substance probable to be insecticide.
“It’s around 5pm that we received a distress call that she was not feeling fine. One of the management staff went to check on her.
“Kehinde was found on the floor of her room shaking while her body was oozing with snipper odour. Although, no empty can was found anywhere as she was rushed to the hospital.
“After some time at the hospital, she was declared dead. One of her relatives said she did not show any sign of depression whatsoever.” The collegue enumerated.
Kehinde body has been deposited in the mortuary.
However,when contacted by the press, Ondo State Police Spokesperson, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said that the event was not yet documented.