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Shock: Oyo communities rattled by 10 suicide cases in three months

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TENSION is mounting in two communities of Oyo State that were rattled after recording no fewer than 10 suicide cases between July and September.

  While three people killed themselves in July and two did so in July, five others took their lives in August and September in the communities.

  Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Adebowale Williams, gave the figures in an interactive session with newsmen in Ibadan, yesterday.

  Describing the development as worrisome considering the number involved, Williams gave names of those involved as Basiru Ayomide, Obed Masoyi, Oladimeji John, Alawode Idowu and Adebayo Israel.

  According to him, others are Sikiru Rafiu, Baba Mariam, Osasenage Osamade, Peter John and Abiodun Abdulraheem.

  Meanwhile, the development has set tongues wagging in the affected communities as people gave many reasons for the strange occurrence.

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