President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of the President of the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria, MUSWEN, Alhaji (Chief) Sakariyau O. Babalola.
A statement sent to DAILY POST on Wednesday and signed by his Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said that “Buhari commiserates with the Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on the passing of its Deputy President-General, Alhaji Sakariyahu Babalola.
“The President also extends sincere condolences to the family and friends of Alhaji Babalola and all Muslim Ummah who are mourning the loss of the accomplished businessman, whose life was defined by service to others.
“For his contributions to the Islamic community in Nigeria, particularly in his capacity as the President-General of the Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN), President Buhari affirms that Alhaji Babalola will be long remembered for promoting peace, generosity, and compassion.
“The President prays Almighty Allah to grant the soul of the departed eternal rest and comfort all who mourn.”