- Islamic funeral rites of the spokesperson to Sokoto state governor is ongoing
- Imam Imam will be buried at the Gudu cemetery in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city
- He died in the early hours of Friday, April 27, due to complications from pneumonia
The funeral rites of Imam Imam, the spokesperson to the governor of Sokoto state Aminu Tambuwal is currently ongoing in Abuja.
Legit.ng gathered that Imam will be buried at the Gudu cemetary in Abuja after a funeral rites and Janazah prayers at the An-Noor Mosque in Wuse area of Abuja. The prayers at the Mosques began at 1pm on Friday, April 27, after the Juma'at prayers.
Imam died in the early hours of Friday, April 27, at the Nizamieye Turkish hospital in Abuja following complications from pneumonia.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that before his death, Imam, a seasoned journalist started his career at the Nigerian newspaper.
He later joined This Day newspaper where he rose to the position of group politics editor.
He functioned as a special adviser on media to governor Tambuwal when he was the speaker of the House of Representatives between 2011 and 2015 and has continued to serve as the special adviser on media to the governor in Sokoto state.
Imam's death was announced by the Sokoto state government on Twitter. He is survived by two wives and four children.
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