Custom officer dies after bees attacked him
Senior officer of the Nigeria Customs Service died after an attack by a swarm of bees while on patrol duty.
Abba Abubakar, an officer operating at the Seme customs command, along Ashipa axis of Badagry, Lagos.
The report according to the agengy stated that he died on Tuesday after swarm bees attacked him.
“With sadness and deep sorrow, the Seme Area Command announces the death of our colleague CSC Abba, A.,” Saidu Abdullahi, the spokesperson of the Seme customs command, said in the statement on Wednesday.
“The sad event occurred yesterday due to an attack by a swarm of bees around Ashipa axis, Lagos- Badagry Express way.
“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.”
Mr Abdullahi described the deceased as an astute officer who discharged his duties diligently.
“He has never failed to report at his duty post daily. We regret to lose such a gallant officers,” Mr Abdullahi said.
The Yobe State-born custom officer is survived by his wife and children.