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Bride dies from stomach pains on her wedding day

The family of 28-year-old lady, Hannatu Yahaya, has been thrown into state mourning after she met her untimely death on her wedding day.

Daily Trust reports indicates that the deceased, who hailed from Kawon Maigari area of Kano metropolis, died hours after her wedding ceremony.

She tie the knot to Isyaka Yusuf at Bulama mosque in Kano on Saturday, November 27.

According to her brother, Ayyuba Yahaya, said the victim had no recorded history of any ill health until a couple of weeks ago.

He explained “I am the elder brother of Hannatu. She just had two weeks brief illness before her wedding but she was fine even on that day. It is just the will of God; and we’ve taken it that way, although it’s devastating and shocking.”

He added: “God loves her more than we do. He is the one who gave us Hannatu, and he has called her back.

“There’s nothing we can do than to pray for her and move on. It was just a brief one; she developed stomach ache two weeks ago. It usually go and come back, at times, when it rises, her stomach get to the level of swelling up.

“We were unable to identify and confirm what exactly was wrong until her death. Tests said it was ulcer while another said it was typhoid. The illness came back while she was about to be taken to her husband’s house.”

She was given a befitting burial on Sunday morning according to Islamic rites. Meanwhile, Nigerians on social media have thronged her with heart warming tributes for the woman.

Micheal Babajare wrote: “That could be stress, anxiety or excitement. May God grant her eternal rest and give the family fortitude to bear the loss.”

Temitope Abiola “How do you confirm it is ulcer or typhoid as reported ? Ulcer is not a day or two weeks issue. I think the poor medical provision must have killed her. A scan would probably have revealed intestines obstruction causing severe pain in her abdomen. May her beautiful soul rest in peace.”

Salihu Baba “I can’t even imagine the devastative nature of this news. May Allah console her parents and the bridegroom. May her soul be admitted into paradise.”

Story by Lawrence Odoom

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