A pregnant teenager has been reported to have killed herself after her dad beat her for getting pregnant while in school. This means she was not independent socially and economically.
Anita Haledu Ibrahim, a 14-year-old secondary school girl was impregnated by her boyfriend who she met in Andaha during the COVID-19 lockdown.
They became intimate and she got pregnant. Anita informed him she was pregnant with their child and he initially fled the village to Abuja but after her parents made contacts with him, he accepted the pregnancy and also showed interest to marry her.
Anita however decided to take her life after her father, Haledu Ibrahim, beat her up over the pregnancy. She drank a herbicide on Saturday and was immediately rushed to a hospital in Akwanga where she died in the early hours of July 14.