A cute baby in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has been confirmed dead two days before its child dedication service in a church.
Godswill Dickson, believed to be her father, shared pictures of the toddler who was laid in a coffin on Facebook.
Cute baby dies 2 days to Church dedication service in Port Harcourt (Facebook/Godswill Dickson)
She was dressed in a pink dress that matched with a head ribbon of the same colour.
A deep feeling of loss was noticeable in the texts of Dickson who received sympathies from online friends who tried to console him in the comments section of his March 23, post.
“She was to b dedicated on Sunday, but our all mighty creator decided to take her today…… it’s well……may her gentle soul rest in d Bossom of the almighty….Amen,” the mourner’s post reads.
It has inspired comforting words from some Facebook followers who processed the loss like it was theirs.
Comments on Facebook reveals sympathy.
Katsina government official crushes daughter to death with car
Abdullahi Darma, a Special Assistant on Religious Affairs to Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has crushed daughter to death with his car in a freak accident.
The incident occurred on Friday, February 17, 2018, Punch News reports. The government official was reportedly reversing his vehicle when tragedy struck. The toddler who was obscurely behind was killed instantly according to a family source who spoke to Punch.
On his Facebook, Darma shared comments in his native tongue Hausa, expressing grief following the sad passing of the infant.
“A few minutes ago, I got tested by God. I was reversing my car when I crushed my daughter mistakenly and she died,” the government rep who described the accident as “an act of God” wrote.
A similar tragedy occurred in Owerri
In an unfortunate chain of events, a father in Owerri, Imo State, has accidentally crushed his two-year-old son to death with his vehicle while navigating on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
The heartbroken man identified as Ibe, a businessman had reportedly handed the toddler to his housemaid while making to drive his Toyota Camry but the child unfortunately stayed behind the vehicle unknown to him.
“The man did not know that the girl was at the back of the car. He had reversed with speed when people around raised the alarm that he had killed the little girl.
“He wondered what he would tell his wife, who had left for a burial the previous day,” an anonymous who spoke to Punch News revealed.
Neighbours and friends of Ibe, 30, reportedly assisted in submitting the corpse of the toddler to a mortuary.