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NIGERIA: 7 women reportedly killed in N10,000 Bauchi alms distribution



Seven women have been reportedly killed in a tragic stampede that occurred during an almsgiving programme in Bauchi State.

It was gathered that the incident took place on Sunday at Shafa Holdings Company Plc along Jos Road in the Bauchi metropolis.

According to a report, the residents were called to receive N10,000 each as alms for the poor by a philanthropist. However, chaos broke out, resulting in a stampede.

According to authorities, six victims were pronounced dead at the Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital and the other passed away at home.

Confirming the incident on Monday, March 25, 2024, the Bauchi Police Command Spokesman, Ahmed Waklin, gave the details of the deceased;

He gave the details of the deceased as follows:

1. Aisha Usman ‘f’ aged 13yrs of Gwang Gwang Gwang, Bauchi

2. Sahura Abubakar ‘f’ aged 55yrs of Anguwan, Bauchi

3. Aisha Ibrahim Abubakar ‘f’ aged 43yrs of Kobi Street, Bauchi.

4. Khadija Isah ‘f’ aged 8yrs of Karofi, Bauchi

5. Maryam Suleiman ‘f’ aged 20 years of Kandahar, Bauchi

6. Maryam Shuibu ‘f’ aged 16 years Gwang Gwan Gwan, Bauchi

7. Hassana Saidu ‘f’ aged 53 years of Dutsen Tanshi, Bauchi.





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