Real Warri Pikin narrates How She Nearly Killed Herself in 2018
Anita Asuoha, also known as Real Warri Pikin, a Nigerian comedian, has disclosed how she nearly committed suicide in 2018 due to a debt of N22 million.
The news was revealed by the entertainer in an Instagram post on Sunday. Anita claimed she was overcome with concerns about how she and her husband, Ikechukwu Asuoha, would repay a debt of N22 million at the moment.
She took to the caption section to reveal her ordeal at the time.
Asuoha wrote, “On the 6th of June, 2018, the only words I was hearing in my head were ‘end it now! give up already! No hope! You and Ikechukwu will never pay up the N22m debt! The suffering will never end! End it! End it!’
“You will beg all the days of your life! Help will never come! Rent, school fees, bills are due you can’t pay! You and Ikechukwu salary put together in 5 years can’t pay back the debt End it! The banks, Friends etc. you owe won’t stop calling and embarrassing you. end it! The Shame and pain is too much and it will get worse. End it! End it now! God will never come truuuuuuuuu for you!”
She went on to say that she gave in to her thoughts and attempted suicide at one point.
The comedienne continued, “And because I was exhausted, I believed the voices in my head. I made an attempt to take my own life. (Dear God, thank you for giving me a second chance).
“Little did I know that my breakthrough was near and God was just preparing me for where he was taking me.”
She took use of the opportunity to encourage her friends and admirers to always say no to suicide. She also advised them not to give up on their ambitions. She advised, “Las las, na who give up lose. Say no to suicide. Build capacity. Nobody owes you anything. Hope in God alone. Take only calculated risks. Problem nor dey finish. Balance your circle. Always check on your mental health. Don’t be hard on you.” (sic)