A young man of about 18 years identified as Abdullahi Tasi’u took his own life after his father refused to marry for him.
A source told salemgists that the deceased who was an SS3 student of Kafur secondary school committed suicide because his father refused to marry a girl he was in love with for him.
The source further stated that the teenager’s father told him to be patient and wait till he graduate from secondary school before he will get a wife for him.
The young man became angry and decided to take his life. He called his father and threatened to commit suicide if he fails to get the wife for him.
It was gathered that the young man was discovered in his room after he reportedly drank a poisonous substance, he was rushed to the hospital but was already dead.
Salemgists also learnt that his 16-year-old girlfriend, Hafsat attempted suicide but was unsuccessful following the intervention of family members.