Former school principal dies after being set on fire by her drug addict son


Tragedy struck in Minna, Niger State capital following the death of a female former school principal identified as Comfort Jiya whose child was said to have poured petrol on her and set her on fire.

A relation of the deceased who confirmed her death said she passed on at about 3 pm on  Friday at the Minna General Hospital where she had been placed on admission for medical treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital since the incident occurred.

The source who pleaded for anonymity in a brief chat with Tribune Online stated that the deceased’s son identified as Stephen Sule Jiya had prior to the incident attempted to harm her on several occasions.

He eventually…

Source: Nigerian Tribune

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