Nafike Malafa Bala, a 47-year-old Nigerian man in Canada, died on his birthday.
Nafike, who was an alumnus of the University of Jos, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, which happened to be his birthday.
The circumstances surrounding his death were not mentioned. He is survived by wife, children, mother and siblings.
Meanwhile, friends moved to Facebook to mourn his death. One Peter Olusegun Ogundimu said he spoke to Nafike five hours before his death.
“Every death is sad, but this one is so sad and I am still in the greatest disbelief.”
Hmmmmm !!!! Who knew ?? “he wrote.
Who knew the last time we would see each other on December 30th at our virtual high school party ???
Who knew that the last time we chatted and cracked jokes, this past Tuesday, January 5th ???
Who knew I would call later to die about 5 hours later about you ???
Who knew you would pass on your birthday on January 5th ???
Hmmm !!!! Only if I knew, I would have done much more with your brother. Are going to miss our heated political debates and more, but will cherish all the fond memories
You will be greatly missed, Nafike Bala Malafa aka Mallam Tanko !!!!
I pray that the Most High will strengthen and comfort the families you have left behind.
Until we see again no longer separating Naf. Goodbye !!!!