Buhari visits Emir of Katsina over Chief Imam’s death (photos)

Buhari visits Emir of Katsina over Chief Imam’s death (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid a condolence visit to the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Usman, over the death of the chief Imam of Katsina, Liman Lawal.

He was accompanied to the emir's palace on Monday, May 7, by Governor Masari, his deputy, Maniir Yakubu, and secretary to the state government, Mustapha Inuwa, among others.

According to Punch, President Buhari arrived the Emir’s palace a few minutes after ten in the morning and spent about thirty minutes. The president described the virtues of the late chief Imam to include credibility, piety and humility.

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The Emir equally spoke of the good deeds of the late cleric, adding that Katsina would miss him.

NAIJ.com gathered that the chief imam had died on Sunday morning at the age of 95 and was survived by four wives and twenty seven children.

Buhari visits Emir of Katsina over Chief Imam’s death

President Buhari was at the Emir palace to condole with him. Photo source: Twitter, @Mofiobafemi

In attendance at his burial funeral prayers, which held in front of the Emir of Katsina’s palace were dignitaries including Governor Aminu Masari and the Emir of Katsina.

Buhari visits Emir of Katsina over Chief Imam’s death

The president condoled with the Emir over the death of the Chief Imam of Katsina. Photo source: Twitter, @Mofiobafemi

NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, May 7, departed Daura in Katsina state for Abuja after participating in Saturday, May 5, APC ward congress.

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The president had voted at his Sarkin Yara `A’ ward, Daura. after which he had boarded a presidential helicopter, marked NAF-540, which took off from the Daura helipad at 9:25 am for Abuja.

President Buhari was seen off at the departure point by the emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, top party officials and several well wishers.

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