Young girl sets herself on fire over fiance’s failure to pay ₦17,000 dowry


A 17-year-old young lady recognized as Aisha living in Albarkawa zone in Gusau city in Zamfara state on Sunday August 8, set her self on fire attributable to her life partner’s powerlessness to wed her because of his poor accounts.

Aisha’s neighbor revealed to Daily Trust that she chose to end it all after she discovered that her life partner who dated her for a serious in length time has no cash to pay for settlement in anticipation of her wedding.

He said her darling called Umar was asked by her parent to introduce himself to her family for the conjugal commitment yet the youngster revealed to her parent that he was not monetarily wealthy to pay for the N17,000 as endowment requested by the dad of the young lady.

“She brought a gallon of oil and a matchbox. She got her self soaked in the petroleum and lit up a portable fire stick and inside a subsequent she got immersed in flames.Even before setting her self on fire, her more youthful sister had made a decent attempt to prevent her from taking the hazardous choice by hurling the matchbox from her hand as whenever she endeavored to light up the portable fire sticks the more youthful sister would stop her until when she wound up tired of halting and left.”

“The young lady at that point kept running outside the house shouting for assistance until some great Samaritans arrived and put out the furious flares tormenting her. The young lady’s dad said he had no cash to accept her to the medical clinic as he could just flaunt N750 at the time the occurrence occurred,” he said.



Girl sets herself ablaze over fiance’s inability to pay ₦17,000 dowry



Girl sets herself ablaze over fiance’s inability to pay ₦17,000 dowry

Aisha who was severely burnt is being treated with Orthodox and other traditional medicines at home.

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