What Oyo Corper Told Parents Before Killing Himself

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A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Oyo State, Johnson Onyilo, has committed suicide in Ibadan.

He was reportedly living with his sister before the incident.

Onyilo, a 2018 Batch B Stream 1 corps member , was said to be serving in Ibadan North-West Local Government Area of the state.

The graduate of Department of Accounting at the University of Jos, Plateau State, reportedly left a suicide note in which he complained about being fed up with life and sought his parents’ forgiveness for all the troubles they underwent to train him.

The Public Relations Officer of NYSC in the state, Mrs Christy Olatoye, confirmed the incident.

“Yes, you are correct,” she told Vanguard about the suicide.

“He was living with his sister in Ibadan.

“He was serving in Ibadan North-West Local Government Area. But he has not been buried, he will be buried in Benue State next week.”

However, the Oyo State Police Command has yet to confirm the incident.

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John is a University of Lagos-trained journalist. His views are always the end products of a deliberate search for information and knowledge. He has read almost every novel written by Chinua Achebe, Jeffrey Archer and Dan Brown. He is an expert Scrabble and draughts player who is also excellent at swimming. If you know the capitals of 45 African countries by heart, then you are exactly like him.

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