Photo: The deceased couple
Man, pregnant wife found dead in Abuja residence
A young man, Hussaini Lawan, and his wife were found dead in their matrimonial home in Abuja on Saturday.
Hussaini and his wife, who was said to be pregnant before her death, were said to have got married in June last year.
A Twitter user, @saliimsanii, who broke the news of the couple’s death in a tweet, called for prayers for the repose of their souls.
He said: “Innalillahi wainna ilaihi rajiun, our brother hussaini lawan & his beloved wife found dead in their matrimonial home in the early hours of today. please include them in your beautiful prayers, may allah swt forgive their shortcomings and grant them aljannatul firdaus. aameen.
“Hussein Lawal (Shamaki) got married on the 11th of June 2022 we were all celebrating and teasing him. Today 10th of June 2023 I woke up to the sad news of their(him and his wife) death. May Allah forgive Hussein and his wife and have mercy on their souls. My heart is heavy, ” he tweeted.
Suleiman Yusuf, another Twitter user, who also commented on the tweet said the burial of the late couple was scheduled for along Abuja-Kaduna road, Suleja.
” Innallahihi wainnna ilaihi rajiun. I heard the news 2 hours ago… we work with him together at zone 4 plaza Abuja” Janaza will take place in 1 hour time here Suleja Kaduna road. Allah grant them Jannah,” he tweeted.
Suleiman added that the deceased woman was pregnant before her death.
As of the time of filing in this report, the Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory had yet to officially speak on the incident.