Double Tragedy LG boss dies 3 months after losing daughter to herdsmen attack

Just three months after his 14-year-old daughter was murdered by Fulani herdsmen, a former LG boss in Kaduna State has died.

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The late Barr. Gideon Morik play

The late Barr. Gideon Morik

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Barely three months after his 14-year-old daughter was brutally murdered by marauding Fulani herdsmen in his house, Barr. Gideon Morik, a former Chairman of Jama'a Local Government Area in Kaduna State has died.

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Morik, according to family members, died on Friday, March 17, 2017, after a brief illness said to have been worsened following the murder of his daughter, Anna, on Christmas eve, December 24, 2016.

The late Barr. Gideon Morik

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A sister-in-law of the deceased who broke the news to Pulse said Hon. Morik whose house was also burnt by the herdsmen who slaughtered his young daughter had never been able to come to terms with the killing of his daughter and was really heartbroken by the incident.

The death of Anna Morik hastened her father's demise

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Some of his friends and members of the Jama'a Roundtable also took to social media to announce the death of their eminent member.

 

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May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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