By Ekaete Bassey
Popular comedienne and actress, Anita Asuoha, aka Real Warri Pikin, has revealed that she attempted suicide over unpaid debts in 2018.
Anita said at the time, she and her husband, Ikechukwu Asuoha, were overwhelmed with thoughts of how to repay a debt of N22 million.
The media personality also explained that as help was not forthcoming at the time, she gave in to the suicidal thoughts and tried killing herself.
The comedienne said unknown to her then, God was preparing her for the blessing that was about to unfold.
She urged people not to resort to suicide when it appears things are not going as planned, adding that mental health should be given top priority always.
The mother of two did not fail to thank God for giving her another chance at life.
The well-endowed comedienne shared a recent photo and a throwback photo of herself on a hospital bed as she reminisced on what she went through during the tough period.
The post held an accompanying caption that reads:“On the 6th of June 2018, The Only Words I was Hearing in my head was…End it Now! Give up Already! No Hope! You and Ikechukwu will never pay up the 22million Naira debt! The suffering will never end! End it! End it! You will beg all the days of your life! Help will never come! Rent, School Fees, Bills are Due you can’t pay! You and Ikechukwu salary put together in 5years can’t pay back the debt End it!
“The banks, Friends etc you owe won’t stop calling and Embarrassing you End it! The Shame and pain is tooo much and it will get worse End it End it Now! God will Never come truuuuuuuuu for you!
“And Because I was exhausted I believed the Voices in my head. I Made An Attempt to take my own Life (Dear God, Thank you for giving me a 2nd chance)
“Little did I knw that my breakthrough was Near and God was just preparing me for where e was taking me…
“Las las na who Give up Lose. SAY NO TO SUICIDE, BUILD CAPACITY, NOBODY OWES YOU ANYTHING, HOPE IN GOD ALONE, TAKE ONLY CALCULATED RISK, PROBLEM NOR DEY FINISH, BALANCE YOUR CIRCLE, ALWAYS CHECK ON YOUR MENTAL HEALTH, DONT BE HARD ON YOU.”