Aynaijang News learnt that a Nigeria Custom officer who was slain by
bees while on patrol duty yesterday in Badagry, Lagos, has been laid to rest according to Islamic rites.
Customs officer killed by bees in Lagos
“With sadness and deep sorrow, the Seme Area Command announces the death of our colleague CSC Abba, A.,” Saidu Abdullahi, the spokesperson of the Seme customs command, said in the statement on Wednesday.
“The sad event occurred yesterday due to an attack by a swarm of bees around Ashipa axis, Lagos- Badagry Express way.
“We pray that Allah (SWT) shower His mercy and grant him the highest level of Jannah, and give his family the patience and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. Aameen.”
Mr Abdullahi described the deceased as an astute officer who discharged his duties diligently.
“He has never failed to report at his duty post daily. We regret to lose such a gallant officers,” Mr Abdullahi said.
The Yobe State-born officer was survived by his wife and children.