Amusa Rafiat, recognized because the spouse of Olalekan Odunare, a diploma holder who jumped right into a lagoon at Epe within the Epe Local Government Area of Lagos State, says her husband had been suicidal for a very long time and had spoken about his intention however nobody took him significantly.
In a video shared on-line, Rafiat mentioned her husband’s angle had abruptly modified however everybody round him thought he was below the affect of exhausting medicine.
When requested if her husband takes exhausting medicine, she mentioned he solely used to take Arizona, a variant of marijuana.
She, nevertheless, mentioned the late Olalekan had stopped taking the drug for a while earlier than he dedicated suicide.
She mentioned within the video: “My identify is Amusa Rufiat from Oyo State however my mother and father reside right here in Epe. My husband’s identify is Abdulrahman Odunare Olamilekan.
“He had been talking of it (suicide) even for some days however he was not monitored correctly. If he was, the case wouldn’t have been as dangerous as this. No one took him significantly. They all thought he was below the affect of Colorado (exhausting medicine), so that they did not even consider what he was saying. He did not take Colorado however he used to take Arizona however it had been lengthy he took Arizona.
“Since the incident, I have not seen anyone from my husband’s family. I have only seen people from my family and I have no friends but whatever anyone has to give will go a long way. Like what he said before he died, that I shouldn’t allow his daughter to suffer. I plead with all Nigerians to help me.”
Olalekan was mentioned to be a holder of an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) certificates and a employee at Alaro City, a mega property alongside the Lekki-Epe Expressway.
He leaves a one-year-old child behind.