A middle aged man popularly known as papa Ebube residing in Aretallin lane area of Yenagoa took his own life by hanging in the early hours on Sunday.
According to residents in the area, papa Ebube may have commited suicide because he lost his betting ticket that could have earned him thirty six million naira (about $100,000).
Documents found in his possession when the police arrived, revealed that, the deseased was a graduate, a tricycle rider and a great lover of sports.
His son is expected to graduate from the Nigerian military school later this year.
According to his neighbors, Papa Ebube was a very good fellow in the neighborhood who had two wives and two children.