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Late Sultan stood for justice – NASFAT

The Muslim group said the death of Dasuki is a loss to the Islamic community and Sokoto caliphate.

Former Sultan of Sokoto-Late Ibrahim Dasuki

Dasuki, who is the father of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki died on Monday, November 14, 2016, after a brief illness.

According to Vanguard, NASFAT described the Late Sultan as a patriot and a man of honour who stood for justice.

The Muslim group said the death of Dasuki is a loss to the Islamic community, Sokoto caliphate and to his family.

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NASFAT also issued a statement saying “We sincerely console and commiserate with the Sultan and the President General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Sheikh Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sokoto State Governor, Alh. Aminu Tambuwal, the people Sokoto State and more importantly his immediate family over this irreparable loss.

“We are however consoled by his immense contributions to Islam and mankind. The late Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki will also be remembered for his steadfastness and absolute faith in Allah even in the face of severe adversity.

“We pray almighty Allah to comfort the entire ummah, the Sultan, Dr. Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, the state governor Alh Aminu Tambuwwal, the sokoto caliphate and the deceased immediate family and grant them the fortitude to bear the loss while we pray Allah to forgive his sins and grant him Al-Jannah Firdaos. Amin.”

President Muhammadu Buhari also mourned the loss of former Sultan of Sokoto, adding that his role in producing the report that gave birth to the current local government councils will not be forgotten.

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