A person in Gombe state has threatened to commit suicide by falling from a telecommunications mast if a girl is just not married to him by his mother or father.
The man was stated to have climbed the telecommunications mast within the central space of Gombe metropolis within the early hours of Sunday, in protest at residing as a bachelor regardless of being an grownup.
An eyewitness stated the younger man might have been affected by melancholy.
He stated in Hausa, “For over three hours now, the young man has been up there insisting that he would commit suicide except his father takes a bride for him.
“Right now I can affirm that operatives from the Fire Service, the police, and Civil Defence Corps have been interesting to him to return down.
“As you may see from the video clip, a man has climbed up to plead with him and from all indications, there’s hope that he is likely to comply.
“We’re advised by somebody who claims to be from the identical neighborhood with him that he is affected by melancholy.
“He said the young man got digressed when his father died a few years ago.”
Asked whether or not operatives offered cushioning supplies for the younger man to land safely in case he falls, the narrator stated there was nothing to recommend such was offered.
SaharaReporters can, nonetheless, affirm that on the time of submitting this report, the younger man had but to desert his try to commit suicide.