An elderly man Ibrahim Abubakar simply called Iro on Thursday committed suicide by hanging himself.
Solacebase gathered that the middle-aged man committed the act in his shop located along Zoo Road in Kano metropolis.
Iro who sells car batteries and tires was found dead when the shop was forcefully opened by police and curious neighbours.
According to neighbors, the deceased attended the 4 pm Asar prayers with his business partners alongside other worshippers who all left for their respective shops thereafter.
Some of his business neighbours told, Solacebase that the deceased for a long time has psychological disorder and on medical attention.
It was gathered that upon reaching his shop, Iro sent away his biological son who stays with him in the shop to buy food and another shopkeeper on another errand before locking up the shop where he hanged himself.
Solacebace reports that Kano Police Spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa who confirmed the story, said the deceased was rushed to Murtala Specialists Hospital where he was confirmed dead.
He said the command has commenced an investigation into the issue.