previous Nigerian beauty queen and doctoral understudy in Philadelphia has been shot dead while sitting in her vehicle before her family’s home, and now her parent is hanging out of dread for their lives.
Najeebat Sule, 24, referred to her friends and family as Najee, was murdered instantly before 6 pm on March 12, backs away from her home in the 8800 square of Frankford Avenue.
Almost three weeks after the fact, police have not tracked down a rationale and have made no captures, leaving Sule’s loved ones looking for answers. She had as of late procured a Master’s certificate in general wellbeing.
Magaji was among the last individuals to have seen Sule alive before she was gunned down.
The two ladies had gone through the prior night at Magaji’s home, eating tidbits and watching Netflix together.
Under 24 hours after the fact, Sule was sitting in her dark Toyota Corolla, trading instant messages with Magaji, when an unidentified man approached the vehicle with a firearm drawn and fired her multiple times.
Sule’s dad, Adewale Sule, heard the gunfire and rose up out of the house in the nick of time to see the presume discharge the remainder of the shots at his little girl.
‘I saw the person shooting my little girl. He shot the last round, and I sought after him,’ said the dad. ‘He ran back to his vehicle.’
Najeet was hurried to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where she was articulated dead around 30 minutes after the fact.
Her mom, Tawakalitu Sule, said she last heard from Najeet under two hours before the shooting when her little girl asked her when she would be home.
‘The entirety of my kids have been crying each day as a result of their elder sibling. They miss her. I miss my girl,’ she said in a report by DailyMail.
Najeet is made due by her folks and two sisters. ‘She was gifted, savvy, and interesting,’ one of her kin told 6abc.
The family is presently remaining in an undisclosed area over undefined worries for their wellbeing.
Sule and her family moved to Philadelphia from their local Nigeria in the mid-2000s.
Sule had as of late procured a Master’s certificate in general wellbeing from West Chester University and was seeking a doctorate.
In 2019, she has delegated a second sprinter up at the Miss Nigeria International exhibition.
‘Sovereign Najibat was a stunning youngster whose presence at the Miss Nigerian excellence expo left an extraordinary wave that keeps on reverberating,’ event coordinators composed on Facebook. ‘She was a much-needed refresher and her quality added an unmistakable touch that made the occasion important. She conducted herself with incredible pride and effortlessness and her solidarity of character and receptiveness made her such a delight to work with.’
Her Instagram page, which has in excess of 3,000 adherents, highlights photographs of the impressive Ph.D. understudy demonstrating a wide assortment of trendy outfits and extras.
‘We kidded that she resembled a Nigerian princess,’ Sule’s secondary school companion, Tamira DeSeignoria, told the paper. ‘Anything Najee desired, Najee got.’
Sule’s shooting demise comes in the midst of a flood in weapon viciousness in Philadelphia, which has seen a 29 percent crime rate increment throughout the most recent year.
In the initial three months of 2021, there have been 120 killings in Philadelphia, with 15 of the casualties being youngsters, revealed Fox 29.
‘This is unsuitable,’ Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said on Wednesday during a gathering about the most recent wrongdoing insights, focusing on that ‘these are individuals that we’re discussing.’