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Prominent Kano Imam, Sheikh Nasir Is Dead

 

Sheikh Nasir Muhammad Nasir, the Chief Imam of the Fagge Juma’at Mosque, passed away.

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He passed away on Wednesday following a protracted illness and will be buried on Thursday at the palace of the Emir of Kano.

 

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The deceased Islamic scholar was 87 years old and was commonly known as Limamin Waje.

 

The deceased was crowned Wazirin Kano by the late Emir Ado Bayero, but former Governor Rabiu Kwankwasa removed the turban.

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Prominent Kano Imam, Sheikh Nasir Is Dead

  • Photo of Prominent Kano Imam, Sheikh Nasir who recently passed on

Kwankwaso replaced him, citing security concerns; however, Nasir refused to resign.

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has expressed his condolences to the family, followers, and citizens of Kano.

 

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In a statement, spokesperson Sanusi Bature described Nasir as “a scholar of repute” who contributed to the development of Islam.

 

The governor stated that Sheikh Nasir Muhammad Nasir was a community leader and peacemaker.

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In a related development, after a long battle with a terminal illness, Senator Clement Annie Okonkwo has passed away.

 

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Ejes Gist News Nigeria learned that Okonkwo, who celebrated his 63rd birthday on 23 May 2023, passed away on Wednesday, .

 

The popular politician was elected in 2007 to represent the Anambra Central Senatorial Zone in Anambra State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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