Benson Wabwire Juma had rented a shop at Buyofu market but he comes from Masuno village in Bumula Constituency, Bungoma County.

By Tony Wafula

A 28 year old business man from Buyofu market, Nambale Sub-County in Busia County has stunned residents after committing suicide when he realized that his business was not giving him the targeted profit.

Benson Wabwire Juma had rented a shop at Buyofu market but he comes from Masuno village in Bumula Constituency, Bungoma County.

Benson Wabwire started his clinic business at Buyofu market in the past one month where he had established a good rapport with his .

‘’This friend of ours was a good guy, we are very disappointed and if there is anybody who might have involved in his death may he be cursed,’’ the bitter residents said.

Addressing the press on May, 20, 2020 after receiving a report from neighbors his father Fred Juma said that he has been having a good relationship with his son, dismissing allegations that he had a disagreement with him.

‘’Since my son was born I have never quarreled with him, before he came here at Buyofu market he was staying at Khasoko in Bungoma is when he told me that he wanted to start a clinic,’’ he explained.

According to the investigations done by neighbors it shows that the deceased committed suicide at night leaving behind a letter which stated that ‘’Dady, mum I love you so much despite the challenges we pass through, my uncle Peter has been of great help to me since I was in Mombasa till now, I appreciate the effort, thanks to him,’’

Confirming the incidence the area Chief Greshom Wandera condemned the act saying that if residents experience challenges in their daily lives should seek advice from the correct people not deciding to themselves.

‘’I plead to our church leaders to be close with our people for the guiding and counseling sessions,’’ he said, adding that this Covid-19 pandemic  is the hardest time to many marriage couples  having personal differences which need church leaders intervention.

He advised residents to follow the right procedure when solving problems condemning those taking actions on their own.

The police at Nambale have started investigations to find the reason behind his death.

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