In a tragic incident, a National Diploma (ND) student studying Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) in Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Wunmi Agbeluyi, has died after a botched abortion performed by her herbalist boyfriend.
According to information, the herbalist(name unknown as at the time of publication) was an apprentice to Wunmi’s late father. It was said that while Wunmi’s father was alive he was an obstacle to his apprentice’s romantic overtures to his daughter.
But following his death, which occurred recently, his apprentice initiated a relationship with the 20-year-old and later impregnated her.
Sources said they settled for abortion, and he gave her some concoction to drink and terminate the unwanted pregnancy. But the concoction turned Wunmi’s stomach and made her ill seriously.
It was said that her herbalist boyfriend rushed her to a private hospital but when her situation did not improve he moved her to the State Hospital where she died.
OrijoReporter was told that Wunmi’s remains was buried at Ijare in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo while her herbalist boyfriend, and the doctor who attended to her at the private hospital are currently detained at the state police command.