NLNG Corporate Teamwork banner First bank FinTech summit Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Senator Ashafa mourns Hajj stampede victims

By Mayowa Okekale, Abuja on 04/10/2015

Gmail icon

Views: 2,621


The Senator representing Lagos State (East) Senatorial District, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, has joined in mourning victims of the recent Hajj stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia.

“I offer my condolences to families and friends who lost loved ones due to the stampede that occurred in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, while performing the symbolic stoning of Satan,” Senator Ashafa said in a sober tone.

He lamented the enormous loss of lives, including those of Nigerian pilgrims, urging the Saudi Arabian Government to strategise on adequate safety measures, with a view to avoiding similar incidents in the future. 

“This loss of over 700 pilgrims has been the highest in the last 20 years and I implore the Saudi Arabia government to investigate and ensure the safety of pilgrims in the future.”

“May Allah accept them all as Martyrs,” Senator Ashafa added.

•Photo shows Senator Gbenga Ashafa.

Source News Express

Posted 04/10/2015 05:10 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Anglican Bishop bans wearing of revealing dresses to...

Buhari planning to turn Nigeria into a one-party...

South African students to stage national college shutdown...

Is your child old enough to be on...

My husband sleeps with our daughters, my sister,...

Don’t pay after two weeks outage, NERC tells...

Senate: Governors’ retirement home, By Olusegun Adeniyi

60 die after drinking Kenyan ‘ogogoro’

The 2018 Budget dead on arrival — Senator...

Siasia’s mother ‘very sick’ in kidnappers’ den

Humphrey Anumudu Campaign Organisation condemns moves to impeach...

Why FG closed Nigeria’s borders — CG Customs...

 

Latest News Three girls perish in Nnewi motel fire after ‘Madam’ disappears with keys Court halts NNPC ongoing job recruitment New minimum wage will benefit everyone — NLC President Woman escapes third kidnap attempt, sends SOS to security agencies APC deploys 16 governors for Bayelsa, Kogi guber campaigns Mixed feelings over oil discovery in the north Oyo set to adopt anti-open grazing Intersociety traces real causes of Onitsha inferno •Condemns ‘medicine-after-death’ and crocodile tears’ IMB reports 30 per cent drop in piracy attacks in Nigeria as NIMASA’s deep blue project kicks off Cashless policy: CBN exempts embassies, donor agencies, others Lagos alerts public to outbreak of monkey pox FG, Russian government to partner in reviving Ajaokuta Coy — Minister

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (551,653 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (447,658 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (395,256 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (330,960 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (299,216 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (265,333 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (256,226 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (253,568 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (235,074 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (221,232 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (198,709 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (195,915 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (105) Business & Economy (4,500) Business Verdict (85) Columnists (1,131) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (218) Entertainment (692) Features (834) Global Business Monitor (467) ICT Monitor (66) International (4,091) Interview (204) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (174) Maggie's Blog (452) News (52,825) Opinion (1,398) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,585) Religion (1,111) Sports (2,196) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera