A Young man age 25 have lost his life while placing President Buhari campaign banner in Jigawa State. The APC member identified as Jamilu Tukur, climbed an electric pole to tie the banner. Unfortunately, in the process was electrocuted. The incident happened at Kudai community in Dutse local government on Saturday, November 10.
The spokesperson of the state Police command, Auu Jingiri, confirmed the incident. He said: “The deceased was actually placing Governor Mohammed Badaru and Buhari Campaign banner”.
“However, the victim was immediately taken to Rashid Shekoni Specialist Hospital Dutse but died immediately on arrival at the hospital. No foul play suspected for now and the case is under investigation” the Police spokesman said.
Moreover, the father of the deceased, Mr Tukur, said he has taken the death of his son as God’s will..
“No man can change what Almighty God has destined to happen, the late Tukur was a good Samaritan loved by all. A large number of persons that registered their condolence in my house is a justification that my late son has a good rapport with people. My gratitude goes to Governor Badaru Mohammad for sending me hundred thousand naira (N100.000). Also, to the chairman Dutse council for the gift of fifteen thousand naira (N15.000) and two bags of rice, one carton of Spaghetti, and a gallon of cooking oil,” he stated.
Tukur has since been buried in line with Islamic injunctions.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.