The Deputy President of Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) and Deputy President-General (South), Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sakariyau Olayiwola Babalola, has sent a well-wishing message to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, over the accident of his eldest son, Amir, and his two cousins last Sunday.
Babalola, who spoke with The DEFENDER in Lagos, had expressed shock over the incident but prayed to Allah that the accident victims have quick recovery.
In the same vein, Attah and Paramount Ruler of Aiyede Kingdom in Ekiti State, Oba Abdulmumini Adebayo Orisagbemi, in a message to the Leader of Muslims, prayed that Allah would not make him suffer sadness by the unfortunate incident.
“On behalf of myself, the Attah’s Palace and entire Aiyede Kingdom, I sympathise with the Sarikin Musulumi over the accident of his eldest son Amir, his cousins and pray that Allah would give them quick recovery,” Attah Orisagbemi said.
Former Chairman, Editorial Board of Vanguard Newspaper, Alhaji Kola Animasaun, and his wife, Modupe Ajimobi-Animasaun, both sent their sympathy to the Sultan.
Speaking in a message on behalf of the Kola Animasaun family, Alhaji Animasaun, the Baba Adinni of Egba Agura, Abeokuta, said he was shocked at the news of the incident and prayed for the quick recovery of the children.
“My wife and I were shocked at the news of accident involving Amir and two cousins. The DEFENDER it was that made us to know. Kindly accept our sympathy while we pray for his and others’ quick recovery,” Kola Animasaun said in a message he sent to the Sultan.