A middle-aged mother of four, simply called Maggie has reportedly slumped and died just hours before her traditional marriage in the Ugbeide area of Mosogar, Delta State.
According to a report by Vanguard, Maggie’s partner had decided to pay the bride price after years of being together.
A source simply identified herself as Ofua, told Vanguard that the marriage was slated for February 15 and 16, and that they had even slaughtered a cow that will be used for the ceremony, when the bride suddenly clutched her chest and screamed
Ofua said: “We were rushing her to the hospital when the car ran out of fuel and before we could get fuel, she gave up the ghost.”
Those who knew the late woman, described her as a nice person, who was fond of saying nice words to everyone she met.
“She would greet you and ask of everybody including your husband and even your dog; we will miss her,“ said a woman who refused to disclose her name.