- 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.
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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The list of the most powerful Muslims globally was released in a publication “The Muslim 500: The World’s 500 Most Influential Muslims.”
In the 2022 Edition, Buhari was listed as 17th while the Nigerian leader ranked 16th in the 2021 publication.
The president was chosen on his past military career, anti-corruption credentials, economy and infrastructure, environment, and COVID-19.
MURIC releases list of 8 Yoruba Muslims competent to succeed Buhari
In other news, an Islamic organisation, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) argued that no Yoruba Muslim has ever occupied Aso Rock either as a president or vice president since independence in 1960
The group does not only want a southern president; it wants the president to be a Yoruba Muslim.
In a statement signed by the director and founder of the organisation, Prof. Ishaq Akintola on its blog on Monday, October 25, MURIC said three Yoruba Christians have occupied the top two political positions.