Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Linking Up Posts on the Dana Plane Crash

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What is that they say about the stages of grief and loss? Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance. I think I am getting to acceptance now. I realise that in the end, we do have to move on. While I do not know any one who died personally, it was quite emotional for me knowing that some relatives had just flown from the US to Nigeria the day before the crash. Also, my sister was involved in a nasty road accident last year and we almost lost her. I guess I was carrying over some of that pain. But I've calmed down now.

May the souls of the dead rest and peace, and the living be consoled.

Also, the news show that the response this time was not as bad as usual lackadaisical attitude. The government and the press are doing their own parts diligently. Some of the following have been done, and continue to be reported on.

Most of the Dead had been recovered
Identification and Compensation are being sorted out speedily
The NCAA DG, Harold Demuren, has been asked to stand down
- Dana Airlines License has been revoked
- The Crash Site has been cleaned up

While this is something, we have a long way to go as a country, as people and as the citizens and government of our country. But there's nothing I'll say here that hasn't been said. I read several blogs that say what is in my head even better. They have allowed me to vent as well as find some peace. Some of them are as follows. If your is missing please leave the link in the comments. Thanks.

Let us live, love and dare to dream - Oge A
Down to Earth - Fantasy Queen
Sigh...June 4th - Simply Mee
It will never be well with Nigeria...until - Atilola
The Love of Money - 9ja Great
DANA Plane Crash; the Limits of Prayers - Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo
R.I.P - Beautiful Faces of The Dana Air Crash
Teardrops... But it is Well - Priscy
Dedicated to Those Who Lost a Loved One On Nigeria's Black Sunday 3/6/12 - NaijaLines
Lest We Forget - Naijamum in London
One Tragedy too many - A Pen and a Heart
Rest in Peace - Gretel
Grief! - Ayo
The Change we Desire - Hitnrunmullings
Useless, clueless Goverment - Prism
Listen! - Stellz
Re - Black Sunday - Culture Soup
Cause of Death, A plane crashed into their home - Nakedsha
Dana Air: Where is the Nigerian Government? Mikki
This one really hit Home - Mamuje
Nigeria, I Tire - DOHK
When your time is up, it's up - Ginger
Papa God I Cannot Lie To You - DNW
Life, Purpose and Death - Jaycee
In Honor of the Fallen - Dayor
When Hope is cut Short - Jemima
Death is Painful - AY
Dana Air Tragedy
And We Have Moved On


  1. May the souls of the departed rest in peace.

  2. May God give grace, strength and comfort to their families, friends and everyone affected by this great loss.

  3. May God grant the families the fortitude to bear their losses and grant us the grace to stop being upset with ourselves and other people we feel are responsible for the crash.

  4. May the Souls of the departed REST IN ETERNAL PEACE! Amen!
    May God Almighty give the bereaved families the strength to bear this great loss. AMEN!

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  6. May their souls rest in peace

  7. i have no words honestly ..none

  8. Words fail in times like these. God remains unquestionable.

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  10. http://pharmacistcumnovelist.blogspot.com/2012/06/death-is-painful.html

  11. Blessings....
    May their souls transition unto the father peacefully and their families find some measure of peace to core with the loss.

    Stay blessed my friend, take heart, keep your head up.

  12. Yes we will move on, but will never forget.

  13. http://biolaleye.blogspot.com/2012/06/and-we-have-moved-on.html


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