Unpaid salaries: Lecturer commits suicide in Edo

Friday Orobator, a workers of Tayo Akpata College, Ekiadolor in Edo State, (previously Faculty of Schooling) has allegedly dedicated suicide.

He’s a principal lecturer within the Division of Grownup Schooling.

Orobator was reportedly depressed over 13-month unpaid salaries.

He was over 50 years of age and his spouse simply gave beginning to a child.

The deceased hung himself at his Obakhazbaye residence in Benin on Friday.

The Nation reviews that his physique was found behind his home round 1:30pm with the inexperienced rope round his neck.

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Law enforcement officials from Oba Station moved his physique to the morgue.

The daddy of 4 had complained over his lack of ability to feed his household to shut buddies.

Fred Omonuwa, Chairman, Faculty of Schooling Educational Employees Union (COEASU) within the state-owned establishment, confirmed the non-payment of salaries.

He mentioned: “Everyone is aware of that Edo State authorities owes us 13 months of wage, which we continued to agitate for, even earlier than the September 19 governorship election. It was tagged political agitation.

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“Some buddies of Mr. Orobator in Benin, Lagos, amongst others, tried their greatest up to now few weeks to help him with some cash. Fairly, sadly, Mr. Orobator might now not present for himself and his household. His spouse has simply had a child. Employees of the establishment are pained by the suicide.”

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