A Junior Secondary School (JSS) II Female student of Gyegeh Memorial College Logo1, Makurdi, Benue state has committed suicide, The Nation reports.
The student, simply identified as Jessica Beer is believed to have taken a poisonous substance. She was rushed to a popular clinic in Akpehe, Makurdi were she was confirmed dead on arrival by doctors.
A friend to the deceased, who spoke on the condition of anonymity said Jessica took her life because her boyfriend named Labi, a pork meat seller at Wurukum Market in Makurdi abandoned her after impregnating her. He then went ahead to impregnate another girl.
Many residents of Akpehe settlement in Makurdi on hearing the news trooped to the clinic to catch a glimpse of the body of the female student who committed student.
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