A man who reportedly went  to a church vigil at Iju Ishaga area of Lagos on Saturday ended up hanging himself on a tree.

The victim identified simply as Taofik was said to have attended King of Kings Church at Taju Bello Street, Iju Ishaga.

Lagos State police public relations officer, SP Dolapo Badmos who confirmed the suicide said he committed the act  around 5.30am.

Badmos said the assistant pastor of the church, Odunike Abiodun went to Iju police station to report the case of suicide.

Badmos said, the “victim died by hanging himself on a tree in a valley close to a river near the church where he came for night vigil. Detectives from the division are on the scene and investigation is on going to unravel the reason behind his act.’’