Friday, October 29, 2021

Owner Of Kaduna Travellers Mosque Dies At 84

The owner of Kaduna popular trav‎ellers mosque located along Kaduna-Zaria highway, Alhaji Sule Bako, is dead.
Daily Trust gathered that the philanthropist died at a private hospital in Abuja, on Wednesday, and was buried around 1:pm in Kaduna. He was aged 84.

Our correspondent, who visited the residence along Wushishi Road, Kaduna metropolis, observed large crowd that went to sympathise with his family.
One of his sons, Yusuf Sule Bako, described the deceased as the best father in the world that was very religious.
“He was a great father that spent his life serving Islam and the less privileged in the society. We grew up to see him assisting the less privileged and also taken care of mosques,” he said.
Similarly, a nephew of the late Bako told Daily Trust that the deceased left a vacuum that ‎will be difficult to fill.
He also described his death as a big loss to the family, Kaduna State and Nigeria, adding that late Bako was an exemplary leader that earned his name as Mai Gaskiya ‎when he served as caretaker committee chairman for Kaduna Local Government Area in the 80s.

He was buried according to Islamic rites. ‎Hundreds of personalities attended the funeral. The deceased left behind 13 children and grandchildren.

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