Ramadan: Zakat Stampede Kills Four In Bauchi

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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A stampede during an almsgiving zakat event for the poor has killed four people in Bauchi State.

The incident took place around 10 a.m. at the Shafa Holdings Company plc headquarters along Jos Road on Sunday.

According to reports, 17-year-old Naima Abdullahi is currently receiving medical treatment at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital in Bauchi.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ahmed Wakili, confirmed the incident and stated that the situation has been stabilized.

Wakili mentioned that the police responded quickly upon hearing the news, and the police commissioner urged the public to remain calm.

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.