Members of the llorin Muslim Community in Kwara on Tuesday said they would exhume the corpse of a civil servant killed by lightening on September 20, in Oro, lrepodun Local Government Area.
The Coordinator of the llorin Muslim cemetery and a lecturer in the University of llorin, Dr Abubakar Aliagan made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in llorin.
Aliagan said that the llorin Muslim Community had perfected arrangement to exhume the corpse to give him proper lslamic burial.
NAN reports that the victim, a 47-year old Salami Adekunle, who was a staff of the Kwara College of Education, Oro was buried at a Christian cemetery, Okeose on September 21.
Adekunle was buried after his body was rejected at the Muslim cemetery in llorin.
Aliagan, however, said that the corpse was rejected for burial at the llorin Muslims cemetery on Sept. 21 following the refusal of spiritualists to allow the dead body undergo prayer and bath ritual in the lslamic way.
Aliagan said that the llorin Muslim Community had secured court injunction with the approval of the state government and police permit to carry out the exhumation for the reburial at the llorin Muslim cemetery in accordance with lslamic injunctions.
The coordinator said that the Pathologists at the University of llorin Teaching Hospital, who would carry out the exhumation within the shortest time had been officially contacted.