Swarm of bees sting, kill top Nigerian Customs officer in Badagry (photo)

Swarm of bees sting, kill top Nigerian Customs officer in Badagry (photo)

- The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has lost one of its senior officers in Badagry, Lagos state, Nigeria

- This happened when on Tuesday, April 9, the officer, Abba Abubakar, was stung and killed by a swarm of bees as he was carrying out his duties

- Described as a diligent officer until his death, Abubakar who is a native of Yobe state, was survived by wife and children

Abba Abubakar, a high ranking officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) was on Tuesday, April 9, stung and killed by a swarm of bees in the Ashipa area of Badagry in Lagos state, Nigeria.

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Speaking on Wednesday, April 10, on Abubakar's death, Saidu Abdullahi, the spokesman of the Seme command, said: “With sadness and deep sorrow, the Seme Area Command announces the death of our colleague CSC Abba, A.”

Swarm of bees sting, kill top Nigerian Customs officer in Badagry

Abubakar's death was described by the Nigeria Customs service in Lagos as an irreparable loss (Photo credit: Premium Times)

“The sad event occurred yesterday due to an attack by a swarm of bees around Ashipa axis, Lagos- Badagry Expressway.

“We pray that Allah (SWT) shower His mercy and grant him the highest level of Jannah, and give his family the patience and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. Aameen.”

The Yobe native was survived by his wife and children. Abdullahi described him as a diligent officer.

He said: “He has never failed to report at his duty post daily. We regret to lose such a gallant officers.” Abubakar has been buried according to the ordinance of the Islamic rites.

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