He said: “Everybody knows that Edo State government owes us 13 months of salary, which we continued to agitate for, even before the September 19 governorship election, but it was tagged political agitation.
“Some friends of Mr. Orobator in Benin City and Lagos, among others, actually tried their best in the past few weeks to assist him with some money.
“Quite, unfortunately, Mr. Orobator could no longer provide for himself and his family. His wife has just had a baby.
“We, staff, of the institution are pained by the suicide. Our people are going through difficult times and are dying. Edo State government should please listen to us.
“Schools in Edo State are about resuming after the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) lockdown but our members cannot pay the school fees of their children. What have we done to deserve this horrible treatment?”