A man known to be Hillary Okechukwu, Wazobia FM Staff,has died and his colleagues claim he committed suicide after being fired.
He was a sales executive with the Lagos-based broadcaster until November 18, when he was asked to resign after being accused of misappropriating company funds.
Okechukwu who was survived by a wife and two young boys said to had been with Wazobia FM for at least 10 years, suffered cardiac arrest from drug overdose on Friday, November 20, 2020.
OAP Kody D Kodynator wrote:
“Hillary!!!!!!!!! What kind of thing is this???”
Sports journalist, Bolarinwa Olajide wrote: “People are going through a lot, and sacking people unjustly is the last thing an employer should do in these times. A friend was sacked and took his life the following day. Do not test people’s mental health. Nigeria is hard enough. RIP Hilary O.”
Another user tweeted:
“This year couldn’t get any worse. Hillary was like a brother to me. God please why!!!!!!”