Eye-witness accounts revealed that Pa Hassan woke up alongside his family members around 5.00a.m. to observe their usual morning prayer (Subri) but changed his mind on his way to the mosque situated opposite his house and went into his store room and took his life.
When journalists visited the scene of, yesterday, family members and residents of the area were seen wailing even as some of his associates were discussing the mystery surrounding the tragedy.
Also, a team of officers from the Disaster and Emergency Management Unit of the Nigerian Security and
Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was drafted to the scene to maintain order. At press time, Hassan’s corpse was still dangling from the noose as no one was allowed to enter into the room