Kano state Governor, Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf has condoled with the immediate family and people of Kano state over the death of Sheikh Nasir Muhammad Nasir the chief Imam of Waje Jumuat mosque.
In a statement, Wednesday, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa said Engr. Abba Kabir described the deceased as a distinguished Islamic scholar of repute who contributed immensely towards the development of Islam not only in Kano or Nigeria but to the entire Muslim ummah globally.
According to the Governor, it is with total submission to the will of Allah that with the deepest shock, we received the news of the death of the eminent scholar, Sheikh Nasir Muhammad Nasir, an imam, a community leader, and a peace builder.
“He was a man of his word who lived a fulfilled life worthy of emulation by all and his death created a wide vacuum difficult to fill.
“On behalf of the government and people of Kano state, I extend our heartfelt condolences and we will continue to pray for Almighty Allah SWT to grant his soul eternal rest, jañnatul Firdausi be his final abode and give us the fortitude to bear the loss.” Symphasized the Governor.