MURIC Mourns Chief Imam Of Lagos
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Monday, commiserated with the governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Deputy President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Saraki Adinni of Lagos, Alhaji (Chief) S. O. Babalola, the Baba Adinni of Lagos, Shaykh Hafeez Abu and the entire Muslim Ummah of Lagos State on the death of the Lagos Chief Imam, Shaykh Ibrahim Garba Akinola.
Shaykh Akinola died on Sunday, at the age of 80.
In a statement circulated by the group’s President, Professor Ishaq Akintola, he described the late Imam as “a great scholar, pious and widely travelled.”
His words: “We pray that Almighty Allah overlooks his trespasses and reposes his soul in A-Jannah firdaus.”