The Italian police stopped another Nigerian man from committing suicide today, at a train station in Genova. There was pandemonium at the Genova pegli train station in Italy today as another Nigerian man attempted to commit suicide but he was stopped by Italian police officers.
According to a Nigerian who shared the gist on Facebook,
‘at about 9:30am this morning, Another Nigerian trying to commit suicide at Genova pegli train station italy was stopped. I’ll keep talking about this, whatever you are passing through don’t ever think of taking your life’.
Earlier this year, a 25-year-old Nigerian man committed suicide in Italy after after his request for a residency permit in the country was rejected.
The migrant identified as Prince Jerry committed suicide by jumping under a moving train in Tortona, Genoa, Italy. The Biochemistry graduate arrived Italy, by sea, in 2016, after a long trip through the desert to Libya.
Monsignor Giacomo Martino, the head of association Migrants, said on Thursday that Jerry had requested for the permit on humanitarian grounds.
Martino, who is in charge of the association that helps migrants in the port-city, made the announcement in a chat group with his parishioners.