A 29-year-old lawyer, identified as Farida Sule Mohammed was among those killed in a terrorist attack that occurred on a train along the Abuja-Kaduna route on Monday, March 28.
Farida who was the daughter of Mallam Sule Mohammed, the National Organizing Secretary of the People’s Redemption Party was confirmed dead by her brother.
The deceased was buried at Yahaya Road Mosque in Kaduna at 4:pm on Tuesday, March 29, after a funeral prayer.
A friend of the deceased, Zahida Barau took to Facebook to describe her as a person with a good heart.
“Innalillahi wa inna alaihi rajiun. We lost Farida yesterday in the kaduna _Abuja train attack. I believe she’s in a better place now. She was a very good person with a good heart. Halinki nagari ya biki Farida. Allah ka isar mana . The blood of the innocent will never go in vain. Please pray for my friend.”
Meanwhile, the Kaduna State government on Tuesday disclosed that eight bodies have been recovered, while 26 others were injured in the Kaduna train attack.
The Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement released on Tuesday, said several others are unaccounted for, as search operations continue.
The state government noted that it has received the detailed passenger manifest from the Nigerian Railway Corporation. Read more