Nigeria: Ahmadiyya Muslim youths hold fidau for late PMNEWS correspondent

Nigeria: Ahmadiyya Muslim youths hold fidau for late PMNEWS correspondent

 

Mr. Onafuye’s family said he fell ill few days ago and was taken to Iseyin Town in Oyo State for medication where he died. He was buried on Friday according to Islamic rites at his hometown in Ijebu-Ode.

Ahmadiyya Muslim youths of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State on Thursday held a 7th day fidau for the late Abiodun Onafuye, the PMNEWS/TheNEWS correspondent for Ogun State.

In attendance were members of management of the Independent Communications Network Limited (ICNL), publishers of TheNEWS/PMNEWS.

Fidau is a practice of paying condolences and offering comfort and sympathise to the family of the deceased.

A journalist with over 16 years experience, the late Onafuye has been in Abeokuta as a correspondent for close to 10 years.

Mr. Onafuye’s family said he fell ill few days ago and was taken to Iseyin Town in Oyo State for medication where he died. He was buried on Friday according to Islamic rites at his hometown in Ijebu-Ode.

— Nigeria: Ahmadiyya Muslim youths hold fidau for late PMNEWS correspondent

source Times Of Ahmad