- A young victim of the Abuja-Kaduna train attacked by suspected terrorists has been buried in Lagos state
- Dr Chinelo Megafu was buried amid tears and sorrow with many several of her family members and friends in attendance
- The dental surgeon who tweeted about the incident was shot during the attack on the Kaduna-bound train
Chinelo Megafu, one of the victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack on Monday, March 28, has been buried, Tribune reports
Megafu, a dental surgeon who was working with a Kaduna-based hospital was buried amid tears and sorrow with family members, friends and associates in attendance.
The Punch reports that a funeral service was held in honour of the late dental surgeon at the Shepherdhill Baptist Church, Obanikoro, Lagos.
Tears as doctor in Abuja-Kaduna rail attack dies, hours after being trolled on Twitter, Nigerians react
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This development raised serious concerns on the internet with many questioning the safety of Nigerians at this critical moment even on the rail.
Meanwhile, Chinelo Nwando Megafu before her demise sent a Twitter oner official page about the attack on her leg but was sconed and trolled online.
However, some Twitter users reacting to her tweet said Chinelo was making a joke out of the situation.
Shortly after her tweet and reactions from Nigerians, another user, Michael Ajidahun who knew a friend of hers confirmed that she was dead.
“Just woke up to sad news. My friend just woke up to losing a close friend who was shot while on the Abuja-Kaduna train by terrorists.
"She tweeted yesterday that we should pray for her. Sadly, she didn’t make it. She was a doctor. I’m heartbroken."
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This information was disclosed by the chairman of a group of relatives of victims of the ill-fated train Jimoh Fatai.
Fatai said they are hopeful that their loved ones would be released and return home to their families in due time.