Just In: Deputy President Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Sakariyahu Babalola Is Dead

Alhaji Sakariyahu Babalola, the Deputy President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), is dead.

He was 87.

Alhaji Babalola, who was also the President-General of the Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN) was a philanthropist.

He was the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Telemobile Nigeria Limited.

Popularly known as SOB, the late Alhaji Babalola will be buried on Wednesday in Lagos in accordance with the Islamic injunction.

The janazah (prayer for the deceased) will take place at the Lagos Central Mosque, Idumota.

Chief Imam of Lagos State Sheikh Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla is expected to lead the Janazah.

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