15-year-old Chinecherem Promise Ibeh, who scored 9As in her WAEC examination has thrown her family into mourning by her sudden death days after getting a scholarship to study in the United Kingdom (UK).
The young brilliant girl, who was from Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia state won a scholarship to study Software Engineering at a UK university.
The sad incident was made known in a Facebook post shared by Ofoke Bright Ikenna who claimed that Chinecherem was poisoned.
This claim was also corroborated by others who shared the story on Facebook.
The post reads; “An exceptionally brilliant girl child from Abia state has been killed by her stepmother out of jealousy and envy. The stepmother has since confessed that she poisoned her to death”.
“Chinecherem got 9As in the 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.”
A flier showing her burial arranearrangementigned by one of her family members, Sunday Ibe, who described her death as a painful one.
Written by: Elizabeth David
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