In Nassarawa, a14-year-old girl named Anita Haledu Ibrahim, has committed suicide over an unwanted pregnancy she got during the lockdown. The girl killed herself last Saturday after taken a popular herbicide.
It was learnt that Anita was a student of Government Science school Andaha near Akwangawas and she was impregnated by her boyfriend who she met in Andaha during the COVID-19 lockdown. They became intimate and she got pregnant.
Anita informed him that she was pregnant but the guy initially fled the village to Abuja but after her parents made contacts with him he accepted the pregnancy and also showed interest to marry her.
Anita however decided to take her life after her father, Haledu Ibrahim, beat her up over the pregnancy. She took the herbicide on Saturday and was immediately rushed to a hospital in Akwanga where she died in the early hours of today July 14.
She will be bury today and further investigation is being carried on by the appropriate authority.