April 16, 2024

Ohimege-Igu,Rogan of Eggan, Danman of Lokoja others attend Maigari’s One year Fida’u Prayer

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By Abubakar S.H

A one year fidau prayers was on Thursday held for the Maigari of Lokoja, Late Alhaji Dr. Muhammadu Kabiru Maikarfi 111 at his place in Lokoja.

The prayer which lasted for an hour was led by the Chief Imam of Lokoja, Sheikh Muhammadu Aminu Sha’aban and other Islamic scholars from outside the state

The Chief Imam of Lokoja Central Mosque, Sheikh Sha’aban, who led the prayer session, solicited Allah’s forgiveness for Maigari’s mistakes, while granting his soul eternal bliss.

He urged Muslim ummah to pray for the late Alhaji Muhammadu Kabiru Maikarfi, saying: “The only thing he needs from you now is prayer, whether you are a family member or a sympathiser.”

Sha’aban said that such prayers should continue even after the “fidau” prayers adding that all Muslims should pray for their departed family members and associates at all times.

On his part, the Maiyaki of Lokoja, Alhaji Ali Lawal, described the deceased as a leader par excellence, who led a good life. He also stated that the last one year had been a time of sober reflection for Lokoja community, family, friends, and those whose lives he had touched in one way or the other.

He thereafter urged those present at the prsyer to keep praying for the peace and unity of Lokoja and appealed to governor Yahaya Bello to new Maigari of Loloja.

The traditional rulers were led by Ohimege igu of koton karfe, who is the chairman Lokoja,Kogi local governments traditional Council, was represented by the Ohimoze of Ogbani, Alhaji Abdullahi Bako, the Rogan of Eggan,His Royal Highness, Alhaji Umar Alhassan, the Agankyu of kakanda,was represented by Alhaji illiyasu Waziri were among the dignitaries who attended the one year Fidau prayer.

Similarly, Hon Tijjani Bin-Ebiya Shehu, member representing Lokoja 1 Constituency,the daman of Lokoja, Alhaji Sulaiman Baba, members of Danko Development Forum led by Alhaji Bala Haruna were among those that grace the occasion.

His Royal Highness,the Maigari of Lokoja, Alhaji Dr Muhammadu Kabiru Maikarfi 111, died in Abuja on Wednesday 28 September 2022 at the age of 80 years.

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