A popular twitter user, Michael Asiwaju, who is the owner of Asiwaju Royal Furniture in Ojo area of Lagos, has taken his own life, after being accused of rape on social media, recently.
The young businessman was said to have dropped a suicide note on his twitter handle yesterday before finally taking his life. It was reported that people made jest of him after dropping the note and even went as far as asking for his iphone charger on social media.
The news of his death today have got Nigerians reacting on social media.
What they are saying:
So Asiwaju finally commit suicide. When he said "Good Bye, i'll die soon" some people were making fun of him and some one even requested for his iphone charger. He did this to prove his innocence. #Asiwaju
— Idowu (@maloms) January 19, 2019
Seeing this Twitter ng and Asiwaju trending,it makes me sad how he was dragged on this app,making him to commit suicide according to punch newspaper.
Epl is back, i hope to see today matches take over the twitter ng trends
— Uche Kennedy ⛴️ (@uchekennedy_) January 19, 2019
This Asiwaju's incident is just one of the effects of cyber bullying. TwitterNG can do better. Let's do better #Kickoutcyberbullying
— KINGSLEY™ (@_kingzley_) January 19, 2019