Chief Ekanem Edet, aka Jolly Boy, has committed suicide and blames on harsh economy. He was the former Secretary of Mbiabong Village Council in the Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State,

His body was discovered this morning dangling on a suspended rope from the roof of his apartment, one of his neighbour said.

He also said a note Edet left behind before taking his life attributed his action to Nigeria’s bad economy.