★ Yakubu Fannami Risk his life to save many people from deadly Boko Haram
★ Yakubu Fannami and the suicide bomber die in fight to save mosque in Borno State
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the United Kingdom today remembered Yakubu Fannami, an SS1 student who last year saved hundreds of lives by preventing a Boko Haram suicide bomber from gaining access to a mosque in Borno state.
Fannami and the suicide bomber died in the incident which occurred in Kaleri, Maiduguri on January 25, 2017.
A human rights activist in the state, Alhaji Mustapha said at the time: “The management and entire academic and non-academic staff of Darussalam Science and Islamic Academy wishes to announce the death of its student, Yakubu Muhammad Fannami, who courageously sacrificed his life to protect the lives of hundreds Muslim Ummah in a mosque in Kaleri.
The deceased made his encounter with a female suicide bomber who tried to force herself into the mosque and detonate the explosive device in the early hours of Wednesday, January 25, 2017.
May aljannatul firdaus be his final abode, ameen.”