AGBOR (Ika Weekly) – A young man in his mind 30’s has committed suicide in an abandoned oil mill factory along Benin/Asaba Expressway, opposite Mariere Street, Agbor in the early hours of Friday


The deceased who was later identified as Nduka Igumbor (a.k.a Dan Blocker), was the son of Late Mr. Jona Igumbor, who was a teacher at Gbenoba Grammar School, Agbor. Nduka Igumbor who people referred to as a very intelligent student during his secondary school days, was said to have been frustrated in 1982 by the death of his mother, which led to his dropping out from Ika Grammar school in class 3.


He was said to have left for Lagos where he was trained as a Tanker/Trailer Driver. Nduka, according to a source, left the driving job and came back to Agbor to source for a better means of livelihood. He joined the security job but could not continue because of illness. His family source said he was taken to Specialist Hospital at Ogan/Abudu where he was treated.


To substain himself, he started selling drinks at his family residence at No 20 Upper Odozi Street, Agbor. According to his neighbours, Nduka  occasionally gathered children around and lectured them. His popular sage sayings, they quoted as “things do not just happen”.


The news of his death devastated his family members, but they are proud to say that their brother, Nduka Igumbor, had never engaged in any criminal offence.   

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