The Amir of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Mr. Jameel Ibrahim, Thursday morning died in a motor accident.
Some other members of the society also sustained various degree of injuries.
The accident occurred along Jos-Bauchi Road.
According to report they were coming from a quiz competition in Bauchi State.
A message sent to members of the society said: “MSSN Abuja Branch delegates for this year Quiz Competition were involved in fatal accident with Borno Express at Hawan Fanshanu Jos Bauchi road. The Amir of Abuja Area Council lost his life, while the rest are receiving treatment at Toro General Hospital.
“Please let us remember them in our prayers”.
However, National Amir of MSSN, Mr. Muhammad Jameel Muhammad who confirmed the incident described it as unfortunate.
Similarly The National Secretary General, Auwalu Yunusa, said the society was afflicted with the death of Jameel Ibrahim who until his death was the Amir of Abuja Municipal Area Council.
The statement read: “the National Headquarters of the MSSN, in full submission to the will of Allah, hereby announces that the National PRO who doubles as A Zonal Quiz Coordinator (Brother Muhammad Bukar Grema), along side other and sisters, were involved in a ghastly motor accident, a head-on collision with Borno Express bus, near Toro in Bauchi state on their way from the just-concluded Zonal Quiz and other Competitions held at Bauchi Sports Village.
“We are afflicted with the death of Brother Jameel Ibrahim, the Amir of Abuja Municipal Area Council”.
Those with severe injuries have been rushed to Teaching /Specialist Hospital in Bauchi.
“Others are receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Toro. Your prayers are highly needed at this trying time”.