Melancholy report reaching us has it that a talented student of the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, was on Sunday June 14, 2015 involved in a ghastly auto accident which resulted to her death.
Fatima Asabe Jibril, 21, described by friends as “the most charming and lovely girl in the world”, was returning to school from Niger State for the second semester when the unfortunate incident happened.
Until her death, Fatima was a 200-level undergraduate in the department of educational psychology and counseling.
Reacting to the unfortunate incident, the Vice President, Students Counseling Association of Nigeria (SCASSON), ABU chapter, Abubakar Ibraheem, said the news was received with shock.
“I was shocked when I heard about the demise of Fatima. I could not believe it because of the closeness between us. I tried to get the fact about the incident and I eventually realised it is true.”
Ibraheem described the deceased as a nice and well-behaved student in the department.
Zainab, a 200-level student of educational psychology and counseling, also described the incident as sad and painful, saying: “May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace. May Allah grant her eternal peace and, insha Allah, ajannatul firdausi will be the final abode of Fatima Asabe Jibril.
A fellow student said: “She was the loveliest person you could ever meet. she loved life and was always studying. She was the best person and we all loved her.”
schoolwatch.com.ng team commiserated with the family of Fatima on the untimely death of their daughter, urging them to take solace in God for the unquantifiable loss.
The loss of a loved one is always an unfathomable tragedy, which is compounded when such death occurs at an unripe age. We pray that God will grant repose to the soul of the departed, Fatima and his entire family and give them the strength to bear the irreparable loss. We also wish the immediate family of the deceased God’s succour in their moment of darkness. May her soul rest in peace, amen.