Chief Imam dies at the age of 98 in his Abeokuta residence, Nigeria.
The deceased was the Chief Imam of Egbaland, Alhaj Liadi Orunsolu and served as the President-General, League of Imams and Alfas in Ogun State.
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The Chief Imam was buried according to Islamic law died in his house on Tuesday morning in Abeokuta, the cause of death remains unknown.
Prince Dapo Abiodun, state governor, said the late Imam lived a pious, worthy, and highly commendable life.
Prince Dapo sent his condolences to the people of Egbaland in particular, the state and the Muslim Ummah in general.
It is alleged that Alhaj Liadi Orunsolu was reportedly suffering from “an old age sickness” before the start of Ramadan.
Prince Dapo in a condolence message said
I will personally miss his warmth and candor.
He always spoke truth to power and was a huge pillar and supporter of our administration.
“We were like father and son and he never related to me as a governor.
He was brutally frank on issues concerning the people and the well-being of our state.”