Sunday, September 27, 2015

More Prominent Nigerians Discovered Dead In Mecca Stampede, As Death Toll Rises

According to reports, the death toll of Mecca Stampede has risen to 769 and where prominent Nigerians are reported to have died.

A Justice of the Ilorin Division of the Court of Appeal, Justice Musa Hassan Alkali; the Emir of Zing, a brother of the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Justice Abdulkadir Jega and Ameerul-hajj of Taraba State to 2015’s hajj exercise, Abbas Ibrahim and two of his wives have all been confirmed dead in the stampede that took place on Thursday.

Abdulkadir Jega was a judge of the Court of Appeal and also a brother to the Editor-In-Chief of Daily Trust Newspaper, Mahmud Jega.

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