By Abba Gwale
Report from Taraba state confirmed that a 31-year old man, Jivini Jonnan, has allegedly committed suicide after drinking an insecticide in Wukari Local Government Area of the State.
The late Jonnan was said to have taken his life after he found out that his fiancée had dropped him and returned to her former boyfriend.
The deceased was heartbroken after he caught his fiancée in a room with her ex-boyfriend and she told him that she was no longer interested in their relationship despite the fact that they had completed the traditional marriage rites.
It was reported that they had gone through the traditional marriage rites on 21 March, 2021 and she seemed to love him because they had been in the relationship for over three years.
“Jonnan was called by his friends, who told him that they saw his fiancée with her ex-lover, only for him to rush there and find her in the ex-boyfriend’s room,” a resident said
He added that “An altercation ensued and since it was obvious that she had taken side with her ex-lover, Jonnan left heartbroken, only for us to hear that he committed suicide.”
It was gathered that Jonnan was rushed to hospital when he was discovered unconscious, but he was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.