EMINENT MUSLIM CLERICS, ILORIN EMIRATE, TOP LAGOS CHIEFS AND MANY MORE CELEBRATE THE LATE SHEIK, ABDUL RAMAN SARO
People from all walks of life came together recently to celebrate a fulfilled life, Sheik Abdul Rahman Jum’at Saro lived. Encomiums from friends and close associate were poured as he was fondly remembered. The Emir of Ilorin sent his delegates from Kwara state, likewise Oba Ridwan Akiolu, whose staff office was visibly, present with some of the Idejos- his chiefs.
Oba of Agege too graced the occasion as Sheik Habeeb Adam Al-Ilory led other Muslim clerics present during the 8th day fidau prayer for the late Sheik.
Sheik Abdul-Rahman Ajao Jum’a Saro came into being through the family of Alhaji Muhammad Jum’ah bn Aminu-Lah and Alhaja Munirat Abebi Gidado, Saro on the 3rd day of August, 1938 and died on the 23rd of September 2018.
He was a scholar who had his teachings from different notable Sheiks across Nigeria, especially the Late Revered Sheik of Islam and a Scholar, Alhaji Adam Al-Ilory. His exceptional brilliance made Sheik Adam gave him the opportunity to study at Islamic University of Medina with other three students.
Married with children, in his life time he was able to establish a mosque and a school with the name, Markaz Sheik Jum’ah Saro Litahfizil Qura’n in Agege, Lagos. In his submission, Sheik Habeeb Adam Al-Ilory has enjoined all Muslims to live an exemplary life based on the teaching of the holy Qur’an. He described the Late Sheik as a man of God who lived to better the lives of many.”
Sheik Abdul-Rahman Ahmad, the National Missioner of Ansarudeen Society of Nigeria has described deceased as a great Muslim that will be missed based on the good attributes people said about him. “All these attributes that we have been told, the virtues that has been extolled; these are very rare qualities; definitely we are going to miss all of these.” He added.
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