Poverty and hunger have terrorised many homes around the world especially in Africa and the story below is no exception as a photo going viral on social sees a man who has set himself ablaze over his poor state of life.
The 37-year-old man was rushed to the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, for treatment after he set himself ablaze.
The man, identified as Chinedu Nweze, allegedly set himself ablaze beside a classroom block at St. Patrick’s Primary School, Kpirikpiri, Abakaliki.
He was said to have tied his legs and wet himself with petrol before igniting the fire.
It was gathered that Nweze, who hails from Umuogharu, Ezza North Local Government Area of the state, had complained to his neighbours of frustration and inability to feed himself, a day before the incident.