The President-General of League of Imams Alfas in Ogun State who doubles as the Chief Imam for Egbaland has died at the age of 98. Alhaj Liadi Orusolu died on Tuesday, May 26.
The Islamic cleric who had since been buried according to isamic law died in his house on Tuesday morning in Abeokuta, cause of death unknown.
Condolences and tributes have been pouring in for the late Chief Imam. The Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun expressed his condolence to the family of the late cleric. The governor said Alhaj Liadi lived a “pious” life.
“Baba Orunsolu lived a pious, worthy and highly commendable life that will be remembered by posterity. I urge all Muslims in the state to immortalise him by living the virtues of love, peace, and good neighbourliness he lived and propagated,” Governor Abiodun said in a condolence message to the late Chief Imam Alhaj Liadi.
“I will personally miss his warmth and candour. He always spoke truth to power and was a huge pillar and supporter of our administration.
“We were like father and son and he never related to me as a governor. He was brutally frank on issues concerning the people and the well-being of our state,” he added.