Sunday, 27 September 2015
A DETAILED LIST OF PROMINENT NIGERIANS DSCOVERED DEAD IN MECCA STAMPEDE
Death toll of Mecca Stampede has risen to 769 and more prominent Nigerians are now been reported to have died in the stampede. A Justice of the Ilorin Division of the Court of Appeal, Justice Musa Hassan Alkali; the Emir of Zing, a brother of the former
chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Justice Abdulkadir Jega; and Ameerul-hajj of Taraba State to 2015’s hajj exercise, Abbas Ibrahim and two of his wives have all been confirmed dead in the stampede that took place on Thursday.
Abdulkadir Jega was a judge of the Court of Appeal and also a brother to the Editor-In-Chief of Daily Trust Newspaper, Mahmud Jega.