Tears, Mourning in Northern Nigeria as Owner of Popular Travellers Mosque Dies at 84

Tears, Mourning in Northern Nigeria as Owner of Popular Travellers Mosque Dies at 84

  • Nigeria has lost an exemplary Muslim leader and philanthropist, Alhaji Sule Bako, to the cold hands of death
  • Bako, the owner of Kaduna popular trav‎ellers mosque was said to have died on Wednesday, October 27, at a private hospital
  • According to the deceased's nephew, Bako's death is a big loss to the family, Kaduna tate and the entire country

Kaduna - Alhaji Sule Bako, the owner of Kaduna popular trav‎ellers mosque located along Kaduna-Zaria highway, is dead.

Daily Trust reports that the 84-year-old died at a private hospital in Abuja, on Wednesday, October 27.

Travellers Mosque
The owner of a popular travellers mosque located along Kaduna-Zaria highway has passed on. Photo credit: Johnny Greig
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The philanthropist was buried around 1:00 pm in Kaduna state according to Islamic rites. It was gathered that a large went to sympathise with the deceased's family at his residence along Wushishi Road, Kaduna metropolis.

Yusuf Sule Bako, one of the sons, described his late dad as the best father in the world, adding that he was very religious.

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Whle noting that late Bako's death was a big loss to the family, Kaduna state and Nigeria, the deceased's nephew noted that the vacuum he left ‎will be difficult to fill.

The exemplary leader who earned his name as Mai Gaskiya ‎left behind 13 children and grandchildren.

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