Woman allegedly commits suicide over MMM investment
By Patricia Uyeh
Reports indicate that a woman identified as Gloria Samson, aged 34, left her hometown in Markurdi Benue State on the 28th of December 2016 to commit suicide after getting depressed by the crash of the MMM scheme around early December.
It was alleged that she had lost the sum of 400,000 Naira which was borrowed from numerous sources without her husband knowledge to invest into the scheme.
After saying goodbye to her two sons, she left note for her husband begging to be forgiven for her wrong doings and she then headed off to River Benue to drown herself. Her husband, Samson David was informed of the recovery of the deceased in the river on the 2nd of January 2017. Her body was eventually identified by a neighbour in the Morgue of the Federal Medical Centre in Makurdi on the 17th of January 2017. Gloria was buried on Friday 27th of January 2017 at Ankpa Ward Public Cemetery, Makurdi
The news of the crash of the MMM Scheme went viral in early December and created a lot of panic amongst its members. Several of Gloria’s neighbours admitted that she had become depressed upon hearing this news and this eventually lead to her death.
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