Woman commits suicide over boyfriend’s death

A young woman who is identified as Florence Vandi, has allegedly taken her life over the demise of her boyfriend in Adamawa.

The 22 years had taken a deadly chemical called ‘otapiapia’ to cut short her life after being told Nuhu Boniface, her boyfriend died while receiving treatment at a clinic.

The state police command revealed that she “committed suicide while mourning the death of her boyfriend.”

The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje, said Florence carried out the suicide mission on Tuesday, December 12.

According to Nguroje, the police received a report that the lady committed suicide by drinking a liquid substance suspected to be otapiapia.

Nguroje stated, “The deceased took the unfortunate decision a few hours after the death of her boyfriend known as Nuhu Boniface who died while receiving treatment at the hospital.

“Investigation further revealed that until her death, Florence was a health worker attached to Girei Primary health care centre.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola who expressed sadness over the incident, advised members of the public to avoid taking laws into their hands.”