Bus Driver
Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. Twitter

A commercial bus driver has reportedly committed suicide at Oke Ibukun area, Ondo town in Ondo state, according to media reports.

It was gathered that the man identified as Ayokunle, ended his life on Saturday because of a loan he took from a cooperative society.

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A source revealed that Ayokunle who was an executive member of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, drank poison after he failed at repaying the loan.

One of his former colleague who pleaded anonymity expressed shock at the death of the RTEAN member. The source said that he still saw him a day to his death.

He said, “We were surprised to hear that he died on Saturday. I saw him on Friday and there was no sign that he would be no more on Saturday; it is sad.”

Punch reported that the Police Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph, failed to confirm the incident.

Joseph said, “I have contacted police divisions in Ondo town; I was told that the matter was not reported at any station.”