Speaking on his ordeal on a radio programme, Weathering the Storm with Naomi De Diva on 92.1 Vision FM Abuja on Tuesday, Adakole, from Benue State revealed that is wedding is to hold on December 28,but that he had invested N300 thousand into the scheme last month and was expecting to get his 30 per cent income before his wedding.
Unfortunately,he then tried to take his life by drinking insecticide, last Tuesday following the news that the ponzi scheme had crashed.
The young man narrating his story with crying said:
To be honest, I initially invested 20k into the scheme and I got 30 per cent the following month. The following month, I rendered help of N50k and I still got 30 per cent commission and my full investment back.
This time, I believed it was real and I decided to increase the money. Before then, my fiancée had warned me against it. So I went to my cooperative to obtain a loan and they gladly gave thinking it was for my wedding. I put in N750k last month, hopping than it would yield 30 per cent income this month only to wake up one morning to discover that my account has been suspended.
As we speak, I have not set my eyes on my woman. I put off my phone since then because the shame is much. My wedding is 8 days from now and I am confused. I just returned from the hospital. I don’t know what to do.”
Reacting to his story,many callers, who phoned in during the programme scolded the young man for attempting to take his life because of money,while others advised him to take a loan from the bank to sponsor the wedding or postpone the wedding till January because the scheme might return.