Maiduguri-based TVC reporter Jesse Tafida lost his wife, Mercy Iliya, 12 days after they married.

The couple got married on Saturday, April 30, in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Nigerian woman dies 12 days after getting married.

Meanwhile, the journalist’s broken friends, family, and colleagues went online to mourn the new bride.

“What is life…Mercy Amarya…because you left after 12 days of celebrating your marriage…I asked a thousand questions but found no answers. God bless you, Jesse. And give you the heart to bear this unbearable loss. I will be happy again!!!! May your soul rest in peace, Anu. Our wife is gone,” Amos Jesse wrote.