12 Days After Wedding, TVC Reporter Jesse Tafida Loses His Wife

On Saturday, April 30th, the pair married in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Nevertheless, the journalist’s friends, relatives, and coworkers have rushed to social media to express their sadness over the demise of the fresh bride.

“What a life… Mercy Amarya ..so you are gone after 12 days of celebrating your wedding …I have been asking 1000 questions but I can’t find any answer to it. Jesse babana God comfort you and give you the heart to bear this unbearable lost. Am still at shocked!!!! May your soul rest in peace Mercy. Our Amarya is gone,” Amos Jesse wrote.


Hamza Suleiman wrote; This is so painful and divastating. Jesse Tafida lost his wife today two weeks after their marriage. May her soul rest in peace.

Lucy Dlama had this to say: I was woken up with this shocking news that Mercy Iliya nee Jesse Tafida that you passed away this Morning. Just one week plus of your wedding. Rest in Peace Amen.