Bride-To-Be Slumps During Bridal Shower, Dies Day to Wedding, Photos Trend: “Everything Was Already Set”

Bride-To-Be Slumps During Bridal Shower, Dies Day to Wedding, Photos Trend: “Everything Was Already Set”

  • A young woman, Rebecca Oyedotun, unfortunately, lost her life a few hours before her wedding day
  • It was gathered that the late bride-to-be slumped during her bridal shower and sadly gave up the ghost afterwards
  • Social media has been filled with condolence messages to the family of the late woman who couldn't witness her wedding day

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A 28-year-old Nigerian woman, Rebecca Oyedotun, slumped on the eve of her wedding day while having her bridal shower.

It was gathered that Rebecca and her fiancé, Abiodun Oluwadamilare, were set to tie the knot the next day in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, but she died at the hospital.

Lady dies a few hours before her wedding
Lady dies a few hours before her wedding Photo credit: @lindaikejisblog/Instagram
Source: UGC

The Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna graduate and her friends were having her bridal shower ceremony when she collapsed at 10:30 p.m.

Following the sad incident, she was rushed to LAUTECH Teaching Hospital in Ogbomoso, where she was revived, but her condition did not improve until she gave up the ghost in the early hours of Sunday.

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Friend mourns demise of Rebecca

A friend of the deceased, Adejhoke Pretty Hoyee, also joined a host of others to mourn the lady's demise while narrating the circumstances surrounding her death.

Adejhoke said the woman slumped during her bridal shower and stayed for long hours at a hospital before giving up the ghost.

In her words:

"Yesterday was her wedding but unfortunately she just slump on her bridal shower and she was in hospital throughout yesterday so now she's gone. Rebecca rip."

Sister-in-law speaks on death of Rebecca

According to a sister-in-law of the deceased, everything was already put in place before the lady unexpectedly lost her life.

"Everything was set by Friday, the cows had been killed and the meat fried, every necessary preparation was made, there were a lot of people coming and going to rejoice with us, the groom and his people had come from Abeokuta,” the sister-in-law said.

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She further revealed that the groom's parents had killed their cow in Ogbomoso, as Abiodun is their only child, not knowing that tragedy was lurking in the corner.

"We had bought ewedu to be used, ingredients had been ground, and in the morning of Saturday, amala (yam flour paste) was made, rice was ready, the venues were set, but the ceremony was never held as the bride was never available,” the sister-in-law added.

Reactions as lady dies on her wedding eve

Engr Abayo said:

"What a sorrowful Rip. May God console the Family."

Harbike Ade wrote:

"May her soul rest in perfect peace."

Ifeoluwa added:

"Why so soon sister. Rebecca. So painful."

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Ghanaian lady dies two weeks after wedding

Meanwhile, a young Ghanaian lady has unfortunately passed on two weeks after her wedding.

The lady was said to be returning to work when the bus she was onboard got involved in an accident.

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Netizens, in reacting to the news, have expressed their condolences to the bereaved family and the widower.

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