Acting Deputy National Chief Imam passes on

Acting Deputy National Chief Imam passes on
Ishaka Abubakar

The Muslim community in the country is mourning again as it has lost one of its influential personalities.

The Acting Deputy National Chief Imam, Ishaka Abubakar, has passed on Saturday dawn, the Office of the National Chief Imam has said.

The late Imam succeeded his elder brother Sheikh Ahmad Kamaludeen who died aged 103 in September this year

Sheikh Ishak rose to prominence by his sterling teaching and leadership qualities.

Sheikh Ishak rose to prominence by his sterling teaching and leadership qualities.

Ishaka Abubakar

He is reported to have trained over 5000 Muslim youths on how to read and recite the Holy Quran. 

Ishaka Abubakar

In line with Islamic traditions, he will be buried after the Zuhr [afternoon prayers], ONCI has said. 

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