A 14-year-old JSS 3 (Junior Secondary School) student in Ilorin town, in Western Nigeria, committed suicide on Thursday 6,after her boyfriend allegedly threatened to kill her for cheating on him with another boy.
The deceased who attended Burihanudeen UBE School, Ilorin town, reportedly consumed a poisonous substance believed to be insecticide.
Her boyfriend, Rafiu, is apparently on the run, and the boy the deceased cheated with has been arrested.
According to the report:
“It was gathered that Rafiu, 20, who claimed to be a member of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), allegedly threatened to cause a stir at Aishat’s compound if she was found to be in a secret affair with the alleged lover boy. The girl who was gasping for breath after drinking the substance was rushed to a private hospital and later referred to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) where she was pronounced dead.”