News Flash – 16-year-old bride drowns on her wedding day in Kano

 

A sad and terrifying incident has on Thursday December 12 happened in Gajaja community in Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State as a 16-year-old bride drowned in a well while preparing for her wedding.

The victim who was identified as Fatima Abubakar, was said to have drowned in a well located at the home of her cosmetologist and sister at Gajaja community.

In a statement made by the father of the deceased, Mr Abubakar said relatives and friends gathered to celebrate with his daughter but instead as a result of what happened are now mourning her.

He further says:
Now we are pleading with Hajiya Lami (the cosmetologist) whom the incident occurred at her residence. She is also a sister to the late bride. She is unconscious and unable to eat.

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