Professor Isah Ibrahim Pantami, the former Minister of Communications and Digital Economy for Nigeria, expressed his deep sorrow and sadness at the untimely death of Najeeba, a 400-level student at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), in a poignant letter posted on his verified Twitter account. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
The tweet, which began with the Islamic expression of condolence, “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Raajiun” (Surely we belong to Allah and Him shall we return), revealed Pantami’s emotional response to the distressing news.
The minister not only conveyed his condolences but also shared that he had spoken with Najeeba’s father regarding the remaining five kidnapped daughters. His appeal for Allah’s forgiveness for Najeeba, as well as prayers for the safe rescue of the other abducted students, highlighted the gravity of the security challenges facing Nigeria.
Pantami’s message reflects the broader societal impact of insecurity and violence, particularly on educational institutions. The incident involving the ABU students has added to the growing concern about the safety of students and citizens across the country. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>