House Speaker Abbas Tajudeen has called the deaths of people caused by the collapse of the Zaria Central Mosque “disheartening and devastating.”
Kaduna State’s Zaria Federal Constituency is represented in the state legislature by Speaker Abbas, who expressed shock and sadness upon hearing the news of the tragedy.
The Speaker expressed his deepest sympathies in a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Musa Abdullahi Krishi.
Abbas Teejay, the speaker, expressed his condolences for the victims’ families and prayed for the injured.
During the Asr prayer on Friday, August 11, 2023, he said, “My heart breaks over the sad occurrence that occurred at the Zaria Central Mosque, when parts of the mosque fell, leading to the death of some of my people.
It’s tragic and sad that those who went to worship Allah died in such a way. I ask Allah (SWT) to grant them Jannatul Firdaus and perpetual peace.
My heart goes out to the victims and their loved ones, and my prayers go out to everybody who was hurt.
My deepest sympathies go out to His Royal Highness, Amb. Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, Emir of Zazzau, my constituents, the people of Zaria, and the entire state of Kaduna, as well as the government of Kaduna State, for this tragic loss.
“I pray that Allah (SWT) grants the families of the deceased the strength to bear their losses and that those injured in the incident will recover quickly,” said one person.
In an effort to prevent similar disasters in the future, he encouraged the appropriate authorities in Kaduna State to look into what caused the collapse of the Zaria Central Mosque.