Silas Adamu: Anguish, tears as prominent Nigerian, wife, daughter die in car accident

Silas Adamu: Anguish, tears as prominent Nigerian, wife, daughter die in car accident

- A top northern unionist in the medical field, Silas Adamu, passed on on Monday, March 8

- Adamu, alongside his wife and daughter, died in a car accident

- A former senator, Shehu Sani, reported that the tragedy took place along the Kaduna-Abuja road

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The secretary-general of the Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria, Comrade Silas Gadani Adamu, has been reported dead after being involved in a ghastly accident along the Kaduna-Abuja road.

Reliable sources also report that the auto crash also claimed the lives of Adamu's wife, on Monday, March 8.

It was gathered that the deceased's car which was on top speed rammed into a truck parked along the expressway.

Silas Adamu: Anguish, tears as prominent Nigerian, wife, daughter die in car accident
Adamu's car, it was reported, rammed into a parked truck along the expressway (Photo: Topnaija.ng)
Source: UGC

Reporting the tragedy, Shehu Sani, a former Nigerian senator who represented Kaduna Central, said:

“Comrade Silas Adamu, his wife and daughter died in a road accident along Kaduna-Abuja Road yesterday. He ran into a truck.

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"He was the Secretary-General of the Nigerian Medical Association and the President of the Southern Kaduna-based Atyap Community Development Association. A great loss. RIP.”

Meanwhile, Julius Olawunmi, a father to Olasunkanmi Olawunmi who was one of the seven victims of the recent fatal plane crash in Abuja, had expressed grief over the demise of the late flight sergeant, describing it as "a very great vacuum."

Speaking in an interview on Sunday, February 27, the 76-year-old Pa Olawunmi described his son as a "straightforward and decent" whose character "exemplified absolute honesty in all ramifications."

He said the flight sergeant joined the Nigerian Air Force in February 2002. According to him, the circumstance surrounding Olawunmi's death was terrible and disastrous.

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On the effect of the Olawumi's death on the family, the father of the deceased said:

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"My concern, which is my appeal, is how to take care of his wife and three children. I know I am the father; whatever is done to assist them will be appreciated. Olasunkanmi was one of the breadwinners of the family.
"All the children play different roles, none of them abandoned me. The vacuum created by his death is enormous."

Onyirioha Nnamdi is a graduate of Literature and English Language at the University of Lagos. He is a Politics/Current Affairs Editor who writes on news and political topics for Legit.ng. He brings into his reporting a wealth of experience in creative and analytical writing. Nnamdi has a major interest in local and global politics.

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