A student of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Umar Faruk has lost his life in another tragic circumstance.
According to Aliyu Ahmad Aliyu who confirmed the news to The Abusites, the ABU Student died in a ghastly motor accident along the deadly Kaduna – Zaria road on Wednesday, 21st April 2021.
He said, “Yes, Faruk is no more! He lost his life in a ghastly car accident on his way coming to Zaria… May the omnipotent majestic Lord of all thrones have mercy on him and grant him eternal peace”.
Umar Faruk who hails from Lere Local Government of Kaduna State was a postgraduate student of the department of African languages and cultures, faculty of arts ABU Zaria.
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Faruk who is described by his friends as an “extrovert, kindhearted, highly loved, respected personality and serious” was on his way to ABU Zaria for a seminar that was scheduled to hold today 22nd April 2021.
The tragic death of Umar Faruk is coming barely a week and a half after the University was thrown into mourning following the death of two young undergraduate students who died in separate road accidents along the same Zaria – Kaduna Road on the same day.
Mubarak who was until his death, a 400L undergraduate student of the human kinetics department, ABU Zaria died in a car accident on Saturday while Atiku Mustapha Yusuf died in another road accident on the same route hours later.
ABU Students who spoke to The Abusites have called on the government to urgently do something about the condition of the road to avoid more deaths.