The mysterious death of 23-year-old Jumoke Kehinde, a Shoprite staff in Akure on new year eve is now creating ripples in the state.
She was found dead in her apartment at Kajola area along Oda-road, Akure.
She was said to have allegedly taken substance suspected to be snipper.
One of the organisation’s managers who gave his name as Mr Taiwo, said that Kehinde reported late to work alongside other staff on the fateful day.
He said: “It is normal that anyone who comes late should wait outside before they are allowed in and be given suspension.
“She was seen arranging her table getting ready for the day’s sales as she looked happy but later left the mall at about 11am after receiving the suspension letter.
“At about 4pm, a distress call was received in the office that she was not feeling fine. One of the management staff went to check on her.
According to the manager, Kehinde was found on the floor of her room shaking while her body was oozing with snipper odour.
“Although, no empty can was found anywhere as she was rushed to the hospital. After some time at the hospital, she was declared dead.
Speaking with some of her close colleagues who did not want their names mentioned said “they thought she took excuse for that day to get ready for an upcoming wedding that weekend, as she was one of the bridal train.
Kehinde was described as a cheerful and hard working lady.Speaking with her cousin who pleaded to be anonymous said, “she was given suspension for coming late that day. She was told to go home. After then she went back home.
Source : Hope Newspaper