Buloye, a resident of Lagos Island in Idumota, allegedly woke Aduke in the wee hours of the day before last Thursday, and gave him a cup of sniper to drink. She allegedly did the same to her two younger children, but they refused the drink.
While Aduke, an apprentice hairdresser, died before dawn, her mother, a cleaning lady with an insurance company, later drank hers and was found unconscious by neighbors who rushed to the house. hospital where she died.
Sources say the woman was bitter that her husband had not contacted her, several years after he moved to the United States of America (USA).
Hafusat’s frustration has been reported to have increased after receiving reports that her ex-husband returned from the United States about three months ago, but never sought them out.
She allegedly bought sniper insecticide from a nearby store on credit and told the seller that her family would pay later.
The Nation gathered that one day before the suicide, Hafusat visited the woman who raised him, said a few emotional prayers that made the elderly woman ask why she was praying in this way.
“It was the old woman who raised her because she is an orphan. So the woman is her mother. The day she visited and said a few prayers, the woman was disturbed and asked why she was praying like this. She said it was because she hadn’t seen it in a while.
“Then, on the way back, she bought a sniper. At around 1 am Thursday, she woke Aduke from sleep as well as his younger brothers.
“She gave them a drink but the two boys said they didn’t want to and fell asleep. Then she woke them up, took them to the house of their nearby uncle, and told the man that she wanted to do something in the house.
“She came back to wake up Aduke and handed him the cup. She just drank and went back to sleep. That’s how she died.