Banker Takes N3 Million Loan For Wedding, Commits Suicide After Two Months Marriage Crashed
The family of Mr. Okpanachi John is currently mourning after their son committed suicide over his marriage crashed two months after his wedding.
John, WAR learned works in one of the new generational banks in the Kaduna branch and is 37 years of age.
His elder brother Michael Okpanachi, said a note found beside his corpse inside his sitting room reveals he committed suicide over his marriage crash.
He however, added that the deceased borrowed over N3 million from a bank for his wedding. John, who lives at the Sabo area along the refinery road in Kaduna, married a lady from the Ankpa area of Kogi state while he comes from Ofu local government in the same state with his wife.
Michael said John’s marriage hit a rock as soon as they wedded, narrating how his brother had on many occasions called him to report how the wife was trying to turn him into a house boy, an attempt he said his brother resisted. He disclosed that the marriage finally came to an ended when John’s ex-wife pulled him out of a car he was driving on a busy street of Kaduna, on the ground that the car is a wedding gift from her father, claiming her husband has no right to drive the car without her approval.
Michael told WAR, angry with the development, his younger brother; John terminated the marriage, two months after the wedding and did not come out of the trauma until he committed suicide.
John who committed suicide on Tuesday morning according to the elder brother drank a poisonous chemical suspected to be a sniper and was seen when his neighbours forced open his door when they did not see him until 1:00 pm. He, however, added that his dead body has been deposited in a mortuary while the family is preparing to take him back to Ofu for burial.