Tears as mother recounts how her children suffocated, died in husband’s borrowed car

The mother of the three children who suffocated to death last Sunday in the capital of Kwara State, Ilorin, Shade Silifat Abdulkadir, has spoken out about the horrific event. During a press conference discussing the final moments of the departed kids, Shade, 37, pleaded for Nigerians to support her. The first child, Maryam, was 10 years old; the second child, Nudrah, was 8 years old; and the third, Mohammed, was 2. All three children died after suffocating in the car parked in their residence. It was gathered that the vehicle was borrowed by their father from his elder brother. Speaking at her family house, Ile Magaji, Taiwo Isale, in Ilorin, Shade pleaded with all mothers to come to her aid. Narrating the incident, Shade said, “It happened on Sunday around some minutes to 2:00 pm, shortly after I finished cooking rice for them. It was my second daughter, Nudrah, who told me that she would not eat rice in school the next day (Monday) and that she would prefer spaghetti. “I have money in the shop and N700 in my Opay account but was left with cash of N200 only. I live at No 8 Boluke area in the Zango-Kulende area of Ilorin and operate a shop at Oke-Andi, Zango, where I sell provisions and other items. “It would only cost me N200 to go and come …

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