Prof. Jega’s brother amongst the dead in the Mecca Hajj stampede

INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega
Former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega

It has been confirmed that Abdulkadir Jega, the brother of the immediate past Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, was among those that died in the Mecca Hajj stampede.

According to vanguard, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, Saturday, disclosed that two Court of Appeal Justices were among those that died during the stampede that led to the death of over 700 persons at Mina, Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

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‎In a statement, the CJN, gave the names of the deceased Justices as Abdulkadir Jega who is the Presiding Justice of the Abuja Division of the appellate court and Justice Musa Hassan Alkali of the Ilorin Division‎.

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