Residents of Assakio Development Area in Lafia, Nasarawa State were thrown into confusion on Saturday following the sudden appearance of a strange cross five feet away from a central mosque in the community.
The mysterious sighting attracted a mammoth crowd from Assakio and its environs with many praying for forgiveness and blessings.
Our correspondent observed that the illuminated cross was projected on to the ground.
A 15 year-old-girl, Hajara Hussaini, in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, said she first sighted the sign of a cross at about 8pm on Wednesday.
Hussaini, who said she had been sent on an errand by her parents, explained that when she saw a strange light, she as gripped by fear and rushed back home to alert her mother, Matan Liman.
October 2, Punch
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