Tears Flow as 17 Victims of Fatal Road Accident Laid to Rest in Kano

EMERGENCY DIGEST- It was wailing and tears in Kano on Sunday morning when hundreds of sympathizers gathered for Janaza prayer of 17 young men that perished on a ghastly accident along Kano-Zaria highway weekend.

Janaza prayer is the Islamic funeral prayer performed in congregation to seek pardon for the deceased and all dead Muslims.

Sani Mainagge quarters, Gwale local government area of Kano metropolis where the some of the victims were given final prayers was a horrendous site as their corpses were lined in a row for prayers.

Most sympathisers could not hold their emotion as they wailed uncontrollably during and after the Janaza prayers.

A sympathisers who simply identified himself as Ado narrated that that the death of 17 young men was an act of God.

Ado said “certainly, nothing happened without the consent and permission of Almighty Allah, and in that regard we should go back to him for consolation” he quipped.

The victims had travelled to Zaria among several well wishers in honour of their friend who took a wife on Saturday.



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