By Correspondent in Lokoja.
The Seven day Fidau Prayer was held for late father of Dan Darman Lakwaja, Barr Naseer Ahmad,Sarkin Yakin Lakwaja, Alhaji Muhammed Karaworo Ahmed at the place at Maigari of Lokoja.
Among dignitaries that attended the occasion were: the Chief Imam of Lokoja, Sheikh Muhammed Aminu Sha’aban, Magajin Gari Lakwaja, Khalifa Ibrahim Kenchi Yabagi, Senior Son of late Maigari of Lokoja, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi, members of Lokoja traditional traditional title holders,led by the Hakimis, Chieftains of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) several dignitaries on Saturday attended
The dignitaries that also graced the prayer session include: Staff of Brodfield Hotel Abuja, led by Mr Mahdi Abdullah, Hakimi of wards A,B, Sarkin Noma, Ward C and chieftains of political parties.
Others are, Shatiman Lakwaja, Alhaji Muhammed Mabo Kasim, Garkuwa Lakwaja,Barr. Katu Sule and many more
Delivering his sermon,the chief Imam of Lokoja, Sheikh Muhammadu Aminu Sha’aban,
cautioned those saddled with the responsibility of leading the people to live a life of service to humanity, adding that the world is like a bridge.
Sha’aban described the late Sarkin Yakin Lakwaja, as a devoted Muslim and a community leader whose advise would be missed not by Lokoja emirate council alone but the entire Kogi state.
he Chief Imam who extolled the virtues of the deceased prayed Allah to forgive and grant him eternal rest.
In his remarks, Khalifa Arif Yabagi, admonished Muslims to emulate Alhaji Muhammed Karaworo .
According to him, everybody, irrespective of status will all be brought before God on judgement day on the basis of deeds, adding that only those who lived a worthy life would have people who would intercede on their behalf for God to give them peace.
Speaking with Newsmen, representative of Broadfield Hotel Abuja, Mr. Mahdi Abdullah, described late Pa Ahmed as a father and very good man.
Abdullahi, who condoled the families of MK Ahmed, said the community and general public would surely miss him and prayed Allah to grant him eternal rest.
Highlights of the Fidau Prayers include, Recitation of Holy Quran,led by the chief Imam of Unguwan Kura Central mosque, sheikh Abubakar Adamu, Malam Ibrahim Zakari and chief Imam of Kutepa Mosque,Malam Abu- Bilal.
The Late Sarkin Yakin Lakwaja passed away last Saturday,27th of November 2022 at the age of 97 and was buried in Kano.