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In Abuja, Father Of Two Slumps And Dies Queuing For Petrol

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A commercial motorcyclist simply identified as Ishaya slumped and died while on a queue at the NNPC petrol station in Kubwa, Abuja yesterday December 17th.

Eyewitnesses say the father of two had been standing for hours and it was almost about to get to his turn to buy fuel when he slumped.

It is believed he slumped due to exhaustion. He was rushed to the Kubwa General Hospital where he was confirmed dead.

NewsWireNGR correspondent who visited the Petrol Station earlier today to ascertain what happened spoke to the station Manager who said the long queues had resulted to untold harship for citizens and there was no first aide box even at the petrol station when the customer slumped.

“We rushed him to the nearby hospital” says Abdurazaq Tahir but it was too late according to the Medical Doctor that attended to him”. he stated..

Another Fuel attendant tells us that the said customer was yet to be identified had been queing for more than 12 hours before the unfortunate incident.

” From where we stood, we heard people screaming, help’ help’ help person done die o, we saw people rushed him and started farning him and poured water on him hoping to revivce him but he didnt respond but our management immediately rushed him to the hospital where he was confirmed dead”.

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