A video has emerged showing the shocking moment a man tried to kill himself in broad daylight recently.
The shocking incident happened yesterday in Ibadan, Oyo state and left residents quite shaken afterwards.
Local reports show that the yet-to-be-identified man was seen trying to commit suicide through electrocution on the road before people rushed to stop him from hurting himself.
The man had climbed a billboard along Ring Road in Ibadan and was trying to make contact with a high-tension cable so he can be electrocuted when he was rescued.
All attempts to know why he wanted to take his own life proved abortive. The man’s current state is not known.
Watch the video below:
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Suicidal man rescued while trying to electrocute himself . . A man trying to commit suicide through electrocution, was, yesterday, rescued in Ibadan, Oyo State. . . The yet-to-be-identified man had climbed a billboard, along Ring road, and was trying to make contact with a high-tension cable, when he was rescued. All attempts to know why he wanted to take his own life, proved abortive.