A jilted girl identified as Egoli (surname withheld) in Asaba Community Delta State has allegedly committed suicide three years after she introduced her fiancé to her parents. Leadership Newspaper reports:
Reports said the incident, which occurred on Monday, swept through the community when the news of her death hit the area. It was gathered that Ego, as she is fondly called, allegedly committed suicide when it became clear to her that her fiancé had wedded another girl in Lagos.
Police public relations officer in the State, DSP Celestina kalu who confirmed the incident , said the girl, a graduate of economics from the university of Benin, had been waiting for her man since three years in Asaba. She said that the girl was found dead in her room the following day after she and her parents had retired to sleep, with particles of drugs found on her. Her corpse has been sent for autopsy.
Family members who spoke to our correspondent, one of them, Mrs. Mabel Egbeide, said she had complained bitterly about the story of the fiancé marrying another girl in Lagos but her fears were dismissed before she took her life.
Sources said Ego fiancé, a Lagos based businessman, was relieved of his job in Lagos after he had carried out introduction of the girl before her parents and returned to Lagos where he had stayed all these while before allegedly taking another girl for a wife.