Abba Abubakar, a high ranking officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) was yesterday reportedly stung and killed by a swarm of bees in the Ashipa area of Badagry in Lagos state.
Saidu Abdullahi, the spokesman of the Seme command, while commenting on the incidence said: “With sadness and deep sorrow, the Seme Area Command announces the death of our colleague CSC Abba, A.”
The Nigerian customs service described his death as an irreparable loss.
“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 officer.” Abubakar has been buried according to the ordinance of the Islamic rites.