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MURIC MOURNS CHIEF IMAM OF LAGOS

25th September, 2017

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MURIC MOURNS CHIEF IMAM OF LAGOS

The Chief Imam of Lagos, Shaykh Ibrahim Garba Akinola, died yesterday. He was eighty years old.

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) commiserates 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.

The late Shaykh Ibrahim Garba Akinola was a great scholar, pious and widely travelled.

We pray that Almighty Allah overlooks his trespasses and reposes his soul in A-Jannah firdaus.

Professor Ishaq Akintola,
President,
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)

 

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ISHAQ AKINTOLA: Professor of Islamic Eschatology, Muslim Activist, Human Rights Activist, Social Commentator, Advocate of Dialogue.
MY PHILOSOPHY: I remain oppressed until the hungry are fed, the naked clothed,the sick healed and the homeless sheltered.

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