‘I Am Tired Of This Wicked World’ – Chigozie Igwe


A 25- year- old, school leaver,  Chigozie Igwe, hung himself in his family house at Umuofor, Umumumo community in Ehime Mbano Local Council of Imo State. The deceased who was said to be jobless, dropped a suicide saying the world has been wicked to him.The note left by his bedside read:

”die, die, die. Let no body weep for me because, I am tired of this wicked world.”
The late Chigozie, it was gathered was frustrated after leaving secondary school several years without securing a job.Neighbors who were close to the deceased, said he had complained painfully few days before the  incident that his sufferings were too much and unbearable. According to The Nation, the deceased’s mother, Mrs. Antonia Igwe,  said amid teats,

 ”Chigozie, is it the way you chose to leave this world? Remember that you have committed an abomination and you will go to the worst part of hell”.

Sources in the area said before the lifeless body could be untied for burial, certain traditional rites must be observed because the deceased committed taboo in the village, which if left would hunt the family lineage