A man identified as Ibrahim Lawal has hanged himself in Daura, Katsina State.
Residents said the incident happened on Sunday.
UGAMATV learnt that the middle-aged man was a worker at the Sandamu Local Government Area of the state, but residing in Daura.
A resident, who did not want to be identified, said he saw Lawal on Sunday driving his car towards a mechanic workshop.
“I asked whether he was in the neighbourhood to repair his car, but he said no. He did not say anything afterwards; he just walked away,” he added.
Passersby later saw the victim’s body dangling from a tree, where he allegedly used a rope to hang himself.
According to residents, men of the Daura Police Division were invited to remove the corpse.
Our correspondent learnt that Lawal’s remains were buried in Daura on Sunday according to Islamic rites.
A spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, had yet to respond to enquiries on the incident from our correspondent.