Prudential Zenith Life Insurance staffer commits suicide in Delta


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A young man, identified as Nnamdi Godson Nwokorie believed to be a staffer of Prudential Zenith Life Insurance Plc, has reportedly committed suicide on Sunday in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

Nigerian Observer reported that he was said to have hanged himself under a water tank scaffold at his residence in Ugbeyiyi, Sapele.

According to the report, there were indications from his Facebook profile that , deceased, worked with Prudential Zenith Life Insurance Plc said to be incorporated and registered in England and Wales. The company bought over Zenith Life Insurance Limited few years ago, to enable it operate in Nigeria.

Nwokorie, whose parents appear to be living in Benin, Edo State, was found dead in his residence on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

Nnamdi believed to be making plans to tie the nuptial knot this year, last posted three of his personal photos on Facebook on Saturday, January 15, 2022, where he appeared to be full of life, hinted that he was going through hard times.

He wrote, “I no longer have a mind of my own. Cos I now do things I later regret. The struggle is not funny any more.

“I am still good at heart so u know.’

His penultimate post was December 30, 2021, where he had wished a “sugar girl” happy birthday, by sharing a 2018 December 30 memory in which he likewise wished the lady a happy birthday.

Further glean into his Facebook profile by revealed that the deceased was born September 24 and did his NYSC service between 2017 and 2018, April 12.

He had posted on that date thus: “Finally it’s time to call it a day. God made it possible.#POP #Donendusted#Hellofuture #Godisstilldgreatest”

On August 15, 2020 the deceased was home taking pictures with his father and mother which he posted with this comment: “Parents like no other. I u both stick around much longer lemme me spoil u like no man’s business. I LOVE U both.”

On August 18, 2020 in yet another post, Nnamdi went commercial by dropping a PR on behalf of his employer this: Can your company care more like mine? We don’t only provide insurance cover for our clients, but we live up to our promises.”

He went ahead to add: “#PrudentialZenithLifeInsurance: We even provide cover against the dreaded COVID-19. Trust us for ur life insurance cover as well as investment.”

Young and handsome Nnamdi’s hope for a better life was upbeat when in January 24, 2021 he quipped: “It’s a new beginning. We are positive we are going to survive this stormy period.”

Delta Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, who on Sunday confirmed the incident , however did not rule out suicide perhaps given the state his body was reportedly found.

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