14-year-old Anita Haledu Ibrahim committed suicide over an unwanted pregnancy.
Haledu who was a student of Government Science school Andaha near Akwanga in Nassarawa state was impregnated by a boy she met in Andaha during the Covid-19 pandemic. They became intimate and she got pregnant. Haledu informed him she was pregnant with their child and he initially fled the village for Abuja but after her parents made contact with him, he accepted the pregnancy and also showed interest to marry her.
However Haledu decided to commit suicide after her father beat over the pregnancy. She took herbicide to kill herself on Saturday, 11 July.