A 15-year-old brilliant girl who scored 9As in her WAEC examination has suddenly died after days after getting a scholarship to study in the United Kingdom (UK).
The teenager identified as Chinecherem Promise Ibeh, was from Umunneochi local government area of Abia state.
The tragedic death of the young girl was contained in a post shared on Facebook by Ofoke Bright Ikenna.
In the post, he claimed that Chinecherem was poisoned by her stepmother who wasn’t happy about her academic feat.
This claim was also corroborated by others who shared the story on Facebook.
Ikenna said; “An exceptionally brilliant girl child from Abia state has been k1LLed by her stepmother out of jealousy and envy. The stepmother has since confessed that she poisoned her to death.
“Chinecherem got 9As in Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE) and subsequently won a scholarship to study Software Engineering at a UK university. May her soul rest in peace.”
In the burial arrangement signed by Sunday Ibeh, Chinecherem’s death was described to be a painful one, but it did not explain how she died.
People who saw the story confessed that it broke their hearts while praying for God to grant her eternal peace.
Esther Ify reacted; “Too bad. May her soul rest in peace Amen.”
Decency Chibest commented: “So sad. May her soul rest in the bosom of the Lord.”
OgbagaLawrence Blessing Obumneme wrote: “What a wicked world. May her soul rest in peace.”
Adline Akam Alo Eunice said: “That is the result of polygamous home. Good things has never come out of it.”