​WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT LATE CHIEF IMAM OF LAGOS?



Sheikh Garuba Ibrahim Akinola, the ninth Imam of Lagos Central Mosque died at the age of 80, on Sunday 24th and buried according to Islamic rites on Monday 25th, 2017.

At the Fidau prayer held at the central mosque in Idumota, Lagos, iWitness NG joined other journalists to get the views of stakeholders on the deceased. 




Former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Lateefah Okunnu, described him a gentle, God-fearing, and amiable father.


Okunnu said: 

“He was father to all; women and men and we really enjoyed his company and his guidance throughout his lifetime. We will miss his prayer, his advice for those who are in predicament; we will miss his advice as an elder.”

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