Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the government and people of Katsina State over the passing of the Chief Imam of Katsina Juma’at Mosque, Malam Liman Lawal, on Sunday.
The Presidentexpressed the belief that Liman, who passed on at the age of 95 years, lived a pious, worthy and highly recommendable life that will be remembered by posterity, urging all Muslims in the state to immortalise him by living the virtues of love, peace and neighbourliness he lived and propagated.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement said, Buhari joins the Katsina Emirate, the immediate and extended family of the cleric, his associates and all Muslims in the state in mourning the cerebral religious leader, who spent his days praying and teaching values and precepts of the Quran.
The President prayed that Allah would grant the soul of the departed good rest, and comfort his family.