A young man and a lady have reportedly committed suicide after their parents disapproved their marriage.
The two lovers who both hailed from Okija, Anambra State, took a bottle of pesticide popularly known as Sniper after their parents refused to give their consent for them to get marriage.
A bottle of sniper was found beside their dead bodies with a suicide note which read;
RACISM IN DISGUISE….
How can we separate after 6 solid years of dating and getting to used to each other??How??
Is it a crime to be held from Okija, Anambra state? We both are from Okija in Ihiala Local govt area, Anambra state Nigeria. We have already wanted to spend the rest of our lives together, We have already planned our future together. We have already struggled to secure a better future together, now that things are gradually turning around for us, they’re saying that we will not get married all because of the Osu and Ohu caste all because of an ancient belief that has been abolished in other villages. The people of Okija choose to live in the past, all a result of ignorance.fIf our God created everyone equally, so why will human beings discriminate just because of the ignorance of our fore fathers? why will we keep supporting for what we know we know nothing about? for what we did not do?why do we still choose to stay in the dark? this is racism in disguise yet we want to be treated equally in the white man;s land. Charity they say begins at home. we made up our mind to end it all because we can’t stay without each other. Ndi Okija, say NO to Osu caste!!!