Doctor couple, Gidado Abubakar Auta and Amina Ahmad, have died in a fire that gutted their Maiduguri, Borno State, residence.
According to reports, the couple suffered severe burns in the fire three days ago. They were taken to the hospital, where Dr. Gidado passed away on Tuesday, July 5.
His wife, who was rumored to be expecting, passed away on Wednesday, July 6.
The couple was employed by the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital until their deaths (UMTH).
While Dr. Gidado Abubakar Auta was a Senior Registrar, Radiology, Late Amina served as a House officer.
The late Auta was regarded as one of the best resident doctors in the hospital’s Department of Radiology.
His funeral prayers was held on Tuesday, 5th July, 2022 by 3:50pm at the UMTH Central Mosque.
The funeral prayers for the late Dr. Amina will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Maiduguri, in front of the Satus Hotel.