The death has been announced of Sheikh Baosari Suara Haruna III, the Chief Imam of Ibadan land. Alhaji Ishaq Sanni, Chairman, Muslim Community of Oyo State confirmed the death of the Islamic scholar to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday morning in Ibadan.
Sanni explained that the deceased died after a brief illness in Ibadan at the age of 93. He said that until his death, the cleric was the President-General, League of Imams and Alfas in South West, including Edo and Delta states. According to him, the remains of Haruna would be buried in his Agbeni residence, Ibadan, at 3 p.m. after Janazah prayers at Oja’ba Central Mosque, Ibadan, on Thursday (April 9). The late scholar was turbaned as the Chief Imam of Ibadan land in 1995. (NAN)