Sanwo-Olu mourns Sarkin Hausawa of Lagos

Sanwo-Olu mourns Sarkin Hausawa of Lagos


Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed sadness over the death of the Sarkin Hausawa of Lagos, Muhammadu Sani Kabir, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 57.

Sanwo Olu in a condolence message posted on his official Twitter page said, “I join the family, friends and the entire Arewa Community in Lagos to mourn the passing of Sarkin Hausawa, HRH Alhaji Muhammadu Sani Kabir, at the age of 57.

Late Kabir was a visionary leader and grassroots mobiliser who served as Vice Chairman and later Acting Chairman of Mushin Local Government.

His major contribution was his tireless fight for the promotion of democratic government in Nigeria as a prominent member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) during the June 12, 1993 presidential annulment struggle.
He was a seasoned journalist and co-founder of Tempo and The News Magazines.

May his soul find rest with God.

Late Kabir died on Thursday, December 24, and was buried according to Islamic rites on Friday, December 25 at the Arewa Muslim Cemetery at Jafojo in Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State.

“The late Sarkin Hausawa of Lagos contributed positively to the development of local government administration and delivered dividends of democracy to people at the grassroots level during his tenure as Vice-Chairman and later Acting Chairman of Mushin Local Government Council in Lagos State.

Abass Latifat Olamide is an undergraduate student of English Language at the Lagos State University. She is an extrovert by nature and admires hard work and consistency. Follow her on Twitter @Lartholomo,Instagram@Lartholomo,FB page@AbassLatifatOlamide.

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