A woman has reportedly set herself ablaze in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, South West Nigeria over inability to repay a N70,000 loan from a microfinance bank.
The woman, identified as Mama Dada, burnt herself and her rented apartment at Oke-Keesi, Itoko area of Abeokuta.
She reportedly took the action to avoid the embarrassment of not able to repay the loan.
It was learnt that the deceased had sent her last born to buy her fuel, locked herself up after the boy was asked to go out, wet everywhere with petrol including herself and set the whole place on fire over the weekend.
Meanwhile, her corpse had been deposited at the State General Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta.