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Sultan of Sokoto, Emir of Ilorin, Aregbesola, others pray for Buhari

By News Express on 14/02/2017

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari and Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Sunday joined Muslims in Osun State and offered a special prayer for the nation, particularly for quick recovery and safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country.

The prayer which took place at the secretariat of the Osun State Muslim Community in Osogbo, capital of Osun State was organised in honour of the Deputy President-General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) who is also the President of Muslim Ummah of South-West, (MUSWEN), Dr Sakariyau Olayiwola Babalola.

Complete Qur’an was recited by Muslim clerics drawn from different parts of the country and prayers were also offered for peace, security, development and stability of the country as well as good health and long life for President Buhari.

The Seceratry General of NSCIA and Executive Secretary of the Joint Admision and Matriculation Board, (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede, while addressing rumour mongers to stop telling lies about the health of President Buahri and urged Nigerians to keep praying for sound health for him.

The dignitaries on the occasion include wife of the governor, Alhaja Sherifat Aregbesola; the Deputy Governor, Mrs Titi-Laoye Tomori; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Alhaj Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola; proprietor of Adeleke University, Ede, Dr. Deji Adeleke; President of Jama’at Ta’awunnil Muslimeen, Iwo, Dr. Shafi’i Abdul Azeez Bello; Malam Yusuff Ali, (SAN) and the Jagunmolu of Owu-Ile, Chief Amitolu Shitu.

The event was also attended by traditional rulers including the Timi of Ede, Oba Munirudeen Lawal, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Akanbi, the Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Olabomi, the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Al’Maruff Magbagbeola, among others.

Former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Musliu Smith, was the chairman of the occasion while the Grand Iman of Osun State, Sheikh Musa Animasahun and the President of Osun State Muslim Community, Alhaji Salahudeen Ade Olayiwola were the special hosts. 

Speaking on the occasion, the 1st Vice President of Osun State Muslim Community, Alhaji Mustapha Olawuyi said disclosed that an independent Sharia panel holding at the Secretariat of Osun State Muslim Community in Osogbo has adjudicated on over 1,000 cases and urged the state government to recognise it and provide a court building and other incentives for the Sharia panel to be more effective.

In his address, the Sultan of Sokoto said the Sharia Panel in also could only be seen as an alternative conflict resolution mechanism set up by Osun State Muslim Community to address certain issues among Muslim and cautioned that the state government should not be dragged into it to avoid unnecessary confusion.

•Photo shows, from left; Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, The Amirul Mumineen, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, Deputy President General (South) Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji (Dr.), Sakariyau Babalola, The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari during the the special prayer for the nation and President Buhari in Osogbo in honour of Alhaji (Dr.), Sakariyau Babalola at Osun State Muslim Community Secretariat Complex, Surulere Estate, West Bye Pass, Ring Road, Osogbo, Osun State on Sunday.

Source News Express

Posted 14/02/2017 12:26:10 AM


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