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Friday, September 09, 2016

Man Hangs Self Over N22,000 Loss On Sports Betting

A man in his early 30s, Mr. Uchenna, hanged himself in his room along Abak road in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, after losing N22,000 to sports betting.




 Uchenna was a perpetual sports gambler and he took the said sum he lost from his boss in the hope that he would replace it when he wins.
Uchenna’s roommate, Ifiok, said the deceased had been lamenting after losing the money and got himself into a terrible state of mind.

“I went out to buy something from Plaza (the city center) and on getting back I found that everywhere was locked. I knew Uchenna hadn’t gone out and I wondered what must have made him to lock up himself. I tried to open the door for several minutes without success until I had to force it open. I then found him hanging from the ceiling fan in our room and his eyes had popped out,” Ifiok said.

A neighbour Uto Udobia who spoke to dailytrust decried the high rate of sports betting which has become prevalent among the youths and even elders.
She called on government and other regulatory agencies to check the sports betting activities, stressing that it is pure gambling and it is already fuelling crime among the youths and also derailing their career.




29 comments:

  1. dat small money?...he nor well...people have lost bigger amount to those useless betting games....wen they say gambling is bad, they wee not listen....

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  2. I hate betting ehn
    Mmmmmmmttttthhhheeeewwww
    Ordinary #22000 u run hang urself
    Na wa o
    People just feel its right to take their own life
    Dear Lord pls don't ever put me in a condition that will make me contemplate on dying and even if I carry myself put for the condition ,biko comot me for therešŸ˜©

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  3. They call it sport betting/gambling but the youths call it "youth empowerment"

    No one forces no one to play this. Just like porn, some are already addicted to It.

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  4. May his soul rest in peace.

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  5. Since he had to hang himself yo death cos of nairabet, rip to him.

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  6. Killing yourself over such an amount of money!
    Its a pity how suicide has become very rampant.
    Rip

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  7. I guess he has nothing good to offer to the world

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    1. Hmmm.....crazy world- RIP to him

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  8. Vuhari change is working. Baba Ijebu is working. Shame on him. Hell fire welcome you. You did no creativity your life and you have no power to take it. Shame again

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    1. What msg were you trying to pass, I don't understand the “you did no creativity your life”

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    2. Anonymous, dts what you read when mad people type.

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  9. The devil is working and walking 24/7 seeking for people with bright future to devour. Why hang yourself because of 22 thousand naira? Even if the money was lend to him, at least when there is life, there is hope.

    People beware! The devils targets are the young people and the Holy Matrimony. Satan is ready to destroy both.

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  10. He wants to die so may his soul rest in peace..

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    1. Rest in peace Bro, no one know his time or the circumstances that will lead their peaceful or pain exist from mother earth....JAH may you grant his family the fortitude to bear the lost, give them strength.

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  11. Huh? Suicide becos of N22,000? Hell fire straight!! I am too holy for nonsense!!

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  12. RIP gambler!

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  13. Mtchewww!

    I see them and shake my head.

    Young men, wasting their youth, gambling. Whiling away time. And in the end, there's little or nothing to show.

    Sad!

    #WhiteDiamondOut

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  14. How sad. Gambling is like drugs, manipulative and destructive

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  15. Young and old people are getting so serious with the betting stuff. I just hate it with passion.

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