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Nigerian gospel singer loses fiancée few days to wedding

A Nigerian gospel singer, Mark Saladin, has lost his fiancée, Deborah, few days before their wedding. It was gathered that the couple were involved in…

A Nigerian gospel singer, Mark Saladin, has lost his fiancée, Deborah, few days before their wedding. It was gathered that the couple were involved in a car accident while travelling along the Gashua-Damaturu road in Yobe State on November 19.

It was gathered that Deborah died on November 20 due to injuries sustained in the auto crash. The tragic incident was announced by an evangelist and a friend of the gospel singer, Isaac Iko-Ojo, in a Facebook post. The evangelist further revealed that the gospel singer and his late fiancée were meant to tie the knot on December 3.

In his Facebook post, the evangelist wrote, “Shalom! It is with deep pain in my heart, I inform you that min Mark Saladin a.k.a Yaron Zaki whose wedding is 3rd Dec, lost his fiancee (Deborah),” he wrote.

“They were involved in a car accident along Gashua Damaturu late hours of Saturday evening. It deemed the Lord to call her home early hours of yesterday (5:36 am). May her soul rest with the Lord and may the Lord comfort the entire family of the late in Jesus mighty name Amen.”

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However, in a recent development, the evangelist on Wednesday called on well-meaning Nigerians to raise funds for the budding gospel singer. He noted that the music minister sustained severe injuries and would need to undergo the last surgery in order to stay alive.

He wrote via his Facebook page, “During the cause of the accident min mark sustained several injuries which include glass particles in his head and knee, so far two surgeries have been conducted.

“One on the head and the other on his knee, the remaining one which the doctors said will cause the sum of #220k. “I want to solicit our help as a family to support with the last surgery will be conducted shortly, whatever we are able to sum up btw today and tomorrow, I’ll add to it and send it to our brother.

“Note: Him or his family did not ask me to do this, I am lead in my spirit to do this…” the envangelist said.