A middle aged man, who is yet to be identified, was on Monday ran over by a train at the Phikwore Area of Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The victim, who left a suicide note, was sighted lying down on the rail track waiting for the train, shortly before the train ran over him.
The incident happened at about 12:45 p.m., a kilometre away from the Kubwa Railway Station.
The victim left behind a suicide note in a bag containing some clothes by the side of the railway track.
“Please forgive me for I do not have funds to take care of you”, the suicide note read.
Spokesman to Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Niyi Ali confirmed the incident.
“We will like to find out what will warrant a young man to lay in wait on a train track to take his life,” Ali said.
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