Nigerian man, Smith Akom, expresses regrets over ex-girlfriend’s death days after he ignored her phone calls
A married Nigerian man, Smith Akom Takema, has expressed regret after learning that his ex-girlfriend passed away few days after he ignored her calls.
Takema, the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue State Governor on Rural Development, said his ex-lover called him several times last week, but he didn’t pick up her calls. Unknown to him, she was calling from her hospital bed.
The married father of four said he ignored the calls because he was scared of reestablishing contact with her, only to receive the news of her passing later.
In his words,
“My ex-girlfriend called me severally last week and I didn’t pick her call. I married and the following year she married too after we broke up,” he wrote on Wednesday night, August 17.
“Since then I saw her twice, last week my true caller identified her number, she called severally but I Ignored her call, I was scared of reestablishing contact with her again
“Just yesterday I was informed by her friend that she is late, that they were together in the hospital and she asked after me and demanded for my number to speak to me, if I only I knew I would have the answer. I feel pained hearing about her death.”