A man has been reported dead barely 24 hours after losing his wife and announcing her death on Facebook.
The man identified as Tahir Tijjani Bolori, had reportedly shared the death of his wife on Facebook, after she died following a brief illness. Tahir had been away from home when he got the news of her sickness and subsequent death, he was said to have rushed home from the mosque where he was praying.
On getting home, he buried his wife according to Islamic rites. Tahir was said to have complained about headaches few hours later, and was reported dead within a few minutes after he was rushed to the hospital.
Narrating what happened few hours before Tahir's death, a Facebook user, Abubakar Ibrahim, said: "We're in the mosque together on Monday for Zuhr prayers when he received a call from Maiduguri, that the wife's condition was critical and around 3.30 there about, another came that the wife had given up.
He immediately left for Maiduguri by road, arrived early hours of Tuesday and the burial for the wife was conducted around 10am on Tuesday, less than two hours of receiving condolences, he started complaining of sharp headache.He was rushed to the hospital and in less than 30mins the rest was history and buried around 5pm. In summary, the wife was buried 10am and he was buried 5pm.
May TAHIR's soul rest in perpetual peace. Just last week he commenced the renovation of our MOSQUE preparatory to Ramadan."