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Tinubu mourns late Sheikh Abdul-Hafeez Ashamu Abou, Baba Adinni of Lagos

Late Sheikh Abdul-Hafeez Ashamu Abou, Baba Adinni of Lagos and Chairman of the Executive Council of Lagos Central Mosque

*President Bola Ahmed Tinubu condoles with the family of late Sheikh Abdul-Hafeez Ashamu Abou, Baba Adinni of Lagos and Chairman of the Executive Council of Lagos Central Mosque, the Muslim community, and Lagos State Government, urging Nigerians to uphold the deceased’s ‘values of honesty, dignity and sacrifice’

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

It is with a heavy heart that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu @officialABAT receives the news of the passing of His Eminence, Sheikh Abdul-Hafeez Aṣhamu Abou, Baba Adinni of Lagos and Chairman of the Executive Council of Lagos Central Mosque.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Presidential Spokesman, Wednesday, January 10, 2024, stated President Tinubu condoled with late Sheik Abou’s family, the Muslim community in Lagos, as well as the Lagos State Government over this very sad loss.

The statement said: “The President celebrates the inspiring legacy of service, duty, and sacrifice of Baba, who passed away at 100 years old,” noting his extraordinary contributions to the Muslim Ummah, Lagos State, and beyond.

Tinubu also noted:

“Baba (Sheikh Abou) dedicated his life to the service of the people.

“He lived a full life guided by the highest and noblest moral codes. He was a fine example for all of us.

“He will be sorely missed. We should take solace in Baba’s legacy and uphold his values of honesty, dignity and sacrifice.”

President Tinubu prayed that Almighty Allah grant Baba the highest station in Al-Jannah Firdaus, the statement said.

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