Muslims in Nigeria mourn the demise of our beloved sisters and mothers. They left this world on December 28, 2022, in a bus fire disaster in an effort to use the holiday to further their knowledge. On their way to Believing Women Organisation, Nigeria (Al-Mu’minat) camp at Vanguard Academy, Odosengolu, Ogun State, the bus fire disaster on the Sagamu-Benin Expressway happened.
Event Cancelled by Training Program Organizers
28th National Al-Mu’minaat Training Forum (ATF) noted the following in a statement:
Due to the accident that claimed seven lives of the members of the organisers of a four-day training programme tagged Al-Mu’minaat Training Forum (ATF), the National Amirah (President) of Al-Mu’minaat, Alhaja Nimatallah AbdulQadri, has announced the cancellation of the ongoing training programme.
This, Alhaja AbdulQadri said, became necessary to mourn their departed members.
While calling for understanding among members who came from various states for the event, the National Amirah condoled with the families of deceased.
She said the association is doing all it could to ensure the injured ones are taken to best facility Centre for their treatment.
She called for prayers for the deceased and the injured ones.
It would be recalled that the lone accident occurred a few metres away from Odogbolu junction along the Sagamu-Benin expressway.
They victims were going for a four-day training programme tagged Al-Mu’minaat Training Forum (ATF) at Vanguard Academy, Odosengolu near Ijebu-ode, Ogun state.
The annual training programme was organised by the national body Al-Mu’minat (The Believing Women) Organisation.
The bus marked AGL 886 YD suddenly exploded with flames from the engine side, setting off chaos in the bus as the agonizing passengers laboured to escape.
The driver of the bus was said to have fled the scene without looking for a way to rescue the trapped passengers.
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