Abuja-Kaduna access reef casualties identified so far


Several people were killed and dozens sustained gunshot wounds.

Some family members of passengers on board the train still do not know the fate of their relatives.

However, here are some victims that have been identified.

Chinelo was a promising dental surgeon working under the direction of the Reverend Sister at St. Gerald’s Catholic Hospital in Kaduna Beatrice Danladi.

Details about her life emerging online reveal that she had her secondary education at Queens College, Lagos and earned a degree in Dentistry from the University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, during the 2015/2016 academic session.

It is also believed that Chinelo was due to leave the country on Friday April 1, 2022 before her life was drastically cut short.

She had tweeted shortly before her death about getting shot on the train.

Barrister Ozigi was Secretary General of the Trade Union Congress (TUC). He died from injuries sustained in the attack. His wife Aisha, who accompanied him on the ill-fated journey, was also injured and is currently being treated at Kaduna Military Hospital.

Born on December 12, 1965, Ozigi hails from Ogeminana Village in Adavi Local Government of Kogi State. He was married and had two wives.

He studied political science at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and graduated in 1987. He later studied law at the University of Lagos, graduating in 1998, and was admitted to the bar in 1999 after graduating from Nigerian Law School.

He was previously Secretary General of the Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA), a TUC affiliate, for almost two decades before joining the main TUC in 2012.

According to the President of the TUC, Quadri OlayeyeIn a statement dated Tuesday, March 29, 2022, the deceased was en route to Kaduna on an official mission scheduled for Tuesday.

He died from injuries sustained in the attack.

Akinsola was the chairman of the TUC in Kwara State. Like Ozigi, he was en route to Kaduna for an official assignment scheduled for Tuesday.

Comrade Akinsola was also an employee of the Dangote Flour Mill under OLAM.

He was killed during the terrorist attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train.

Hassan was the acting manager of the Bank of Agriculture. He was also a seasoned banker with over two decades of experience in the banking industry.

Hassan is from Kano State and holds a master’s degree in business administration. He was on the board of Orient Bank, Uganda; Bank PHB in The Gambia and Platinum Capital and Trust Limited, Nigeria.

Hassan, who until his appointment was Chairman/CEO Midrange Universal Biz Ltd. was, among other things, a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

He also had thorough managerial skills, having attended training courses at the famous IMD Business School Luasanne, Switzerland and Intrados Business School, Washington DC, USA.

He is reportedly missing after the attack.

Mahmood is a youth member of the All Progressive Congress (APC). He applied for the Northwest youth leadership position at the recently concluded APC convention.

He was returning from the weekend event when the train derailed and was attacked.

He was shot but survived.

Kofar Mata was one of the directors of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).

According to information available online, he was from Kano and was a GSCS graduate.

He holds an MS.c in Management, an MBA and an SME Diploma from Galilee Israel. He is a member of the TIST Foundation.

He was a passionate contributor to the Daily Trust.

Danja is the current Health Commissioner of Katsina and a committed member of the All Progressives Congress. He also came back from the just-concluded APC conference.

The engineer-turned-politician is also a former MP candidate.

After the attack, he sustained injuries but survived.

Farida was a 29-year-old attorney admitted to the bar in 2016. She recently started working at Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

It was reported that Farida’s father was devastated by her death as he was his only female child.

Her funeral prayer was held at the Yahaya Road Jumaah Mosque in Kaduna.

Tibileri was a member of the Ogori community of ogori/ Magongo Local Government Area of ​​Kogi State.

He was a former Zaria boy from the Nigerian military school.

Ibrahim is the immediate former Deputy Governor of Zamfara State.

was born on September 12, 1966 in the city of Gusau, the seat of the local government of Gusau, into the family of the renowned Islamic scholar Muhammad Liman.

Mallam Wakkala attended Danturai Primary School in Gusau from 1971 to 1978. He went on to Government Secondary School in Shinkafi and received his West African School Certificate Examination from 1978 to 1983.

He then attended the Federal School of Arts and Science, Sokoto, from 1985 to 1986. In 1986 he attended the Islamic African Centre, Khartoum, Sudan and obtained a Diploma in Education and Islamic Studies.

In 1988 he was admitted to the International University of Africa in Khartoum, Sudan to study Islamic Sharia. He then returned to Omdurman Islamic University in Sudan between 1992 and 1995 for a master’s degree in Islamic Sharia.

Mallam Wakkala began his career in 1988 as a part-time Hajj Task Force, where he taught at the Government Day Arabic Secondary School in Gusau from 1995-1999. His foray into politics began with a return to the country’s civilian administration in 1999. Wakkala was appointed Commissioner in the Ministry of Religious Affairs by Zamfara State’s first civilian governor, Alhaji Ahmad Sani Yarima, between 1999 and 2007. Yarima then appointed him his senior legislative adviser until 2011.


Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Fatima said she and her sister, Zainab Awal, were both injured. However, Zainab, who was shot in the abdomen, died.


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