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Floods wash away 500 corpses in Niger — Chief Imam

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 NAN People of Mariga town of Bariga Local Government Area Niger state are searching for more than 500 buried corpses suspected to have been washed away by Floods This was disclosed by the Chief Imam of Mariga Central Mosque Alhaji Alhassan Na ibi while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria via telephone on Tuesday He said we are now searching for over 500 corpses buried in a cemetry in Mariga town who we believe were washed away by flood in Mariga Nai bi said the community was in total confusion as it had to relocate about 100 other corpses from the cemetery to another burial ground to curb the happening The Chief Imam who attributed the problem to activities of illegal miners near the grave yards lamented that they never experienced such situation in over 60 years of the cemetery He however appealed to the Niger State Government to as a matter of urgency come to their aid to curb the situation NewsSourceCredit NAN
Floods wash away 500 corpses in Niger — Chief Imam

People of Mariga

NAN) People of Mariga town of Bariga Local Government Area, Niger state are searching for more than 500 buried corpses suspected to have been washed away by Floods.

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Chief Imam of Mariga Central Mosque

This was disclosed by the Chief Imam of Mariga Central Mosque, Alhaji Alhassan Na’ibi while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria via telephone on Tuesday.

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He said “we are now searching for over 500 corpses buried in a cemetry in Mariga town who we believe were washed away by flood in Mariga.

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Nai’bi said the community was in total confusion as it had  to  relocate about 100 other corpses from the cemetery to another burial ground to curb the happening.

Chief Imam

The Chief Imam who attributed the problem to activities of illegal miners near the grave yards, lamented that they  never experienced such situation in over 60 years of the cemetery.

Niger State Government

He, however, appealed to the Niger State Government to, as a matter of urgency, come to their aid to curb the situation.

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