In the just concluded election, which lead to the re-election of President Buhari, many have taken to various ways to celebrate his victory, one of such was that of Bala Haruna who bathed and drank drainage water.
This unswerving, die hard supporter of the President is dead due to the dangerous stunt he pulled, he died on Tuesday, the 5th of March, 2019.
Bala Haruna, from Bauchi, was one of the many who celebrated the victory of President Buhari in a unique way, he spent 10 minutes inside a gutter and drank drainage water. He is said to have died of gastrointestinal bleeding days after his action.
The death of Haruna, a staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari went viral on Tuesday, March 5. Haruna who had vowed to spend 10 minutes inside a gutter and drink the drainage water if President Buhari wins the presidential election.
Immediately Buhari was declared winner of the February 23 presidential election in the early hours of Wednesday, February 27, Haruna made good his promise as he swam in a gutter and drink dirty water from it.
Hours after fulfilling his promise Haruna made waves on the social media blitz, after his picture went viral on the internet, however, on Tuesday, March 5, he was reported to have died after battling with gastrointestinal bleeding in the hospital for days after his public stunt.
According to reports reaching us, Haruna was rushed to the hospital after complaining of severe abdominal pains and severe stooling of blood for two days. After series of tests conducted, he was diagnosed with gastrointestinal bleeding, which was contacted from the contaminated water he drank.
The re-election of Mr president was celebrated widely by many ordinary Nigerian, with many seen displaying lots of publicity stunts, some life threatening.
Minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said Buhari’s victory symbolizes the triumph of the ordinary Nigerians over the elite. He further said the president’s victory is a confirmation that ordinary Nigerians appreciate Buhari and his administration’s pro-people policies.