23 yr old female commits suicide in Abuja



As the 14 days lockdown and stay-at-home order over stopping spread of the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19, continue, a 23 year old female identified as Rejoice, on Saturday, committed suicide by drinking a deadly substance, sniper, in GRA area of Mpape, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, over alleged abandonment by her boy-friend.

According to residents in the area, Rejoice found out her boyfriend who was dating her was having an affair with another lady. She then, out of frustration decided to take her life as the romance went sour following her male lover calling their relationship quit.

One of the residents who pleaded anonymity said her body was found in her family house bathroom and immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was confirmed dead on arrival.

She has been buried, leaving behind her 18 months old daughter including her parents, elder brothers and friends.