The Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Senator Ibikunle Amosun CON, FCA, has commiserated with the Orunsolu family, the League of Imams and Alfas, and the entire Muslim faithful in Ogun State, over the death of the Chief Imam of Egbaland, Alhaji Liadi Orunsolu, on Tuesday, 26 May, 2020, at the age of 98 years.
Sheikh Liadi Orunsolu who reigned for 17 years as the Chief Imam of Egba died early Tuesday morning at the age of 98
Amosun in a statement he personally signed and made available to Newsacross.com thjs afternoon.
Senator Amosun who described the death of Alhaji Orunsolu as painful, noted that Egbaland, in particular, and Ogun State in general, have lost a respected religious leader and a renowned Islamic scholar.
His words “The Chief Imam was an erudite Islamic scholar who was well versed in Islamic Religious Knowledge. He was a symbol of unity who rallied the Ummah in Egbaland as one indivisible entity during his lifetime.
“Alhaji Orunsolu maintained effective leadership as the Chief Imam of Egbaland and President of League of Imams and Alfas in Ogun State, whilst also provided wise counsel to the entire Rabittah in the entire Yorubaland, Edo and Delta States”.
Senator Amosun prays that Almighty Allah (SWT) will grant Imam Liadi Orunsolu Aljannah Firdaus, whilst giving his family and the entire Muslim Ummah, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.