A grieving father said his wife and their two young daughters were set to join him for a new life in America before they tragically died in a flat fire in Nottingham.
Aboubacarr Drammeh said he was in the process of securing visas for his wife Fatoumatta Hydara and their two daughters, three-year-old Fatimah Drammeh and her little sister Naeemah Drammeh, aged one, so they could join him in Minnesota, where he works as a biomedical technologist.
His dreams of a happy future were snatched away when the fire in Clifton, Nottingham on Sunday claimed the lives of both his children and later his wife, whom he’d been married to since 2014.
Mr Drammeh spoke of how they had so much to look forward to as a family. The 40-year-old said: ‘The plan was to move Fatoumatta and the kids to America so we could all live together.
‘We had an interview booked for November 29 and that would have been the final interview before we would hopefully have secured their visas. That’s not going to happen now…