The Balogun Mumini of Yorubaland, Alhaji Rasheed Adesokan, has died, after a brief illness.
According to the Chairman of the Muslim Community of Oyo State (MUSCOYS), Kunle Sanni, Adesokan died on Saturday at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan.
He wrote, “Baale Rasheed Adesokan, Balogun Mumini of Yorubaland, died today 3rd of Ramadan at UCH.
“May Allah blot out his sins accept his multifarious and multidimensional acts of Ibadah and reward him with jannat Firdaous”.
A statement by the Chairman, UCH Muslim Community, Dr. Abbas Abdus-salam, read that “plans are afoot for his Janazah at the UCH Central Mosque tomorrow morning (Sunday, March 26, 2023, Ramadan 4, 1444AH) insah Allah. Exact time will be communicated”.
Details of his burial have not been announced by the family.
Rasheed Adesokan was, until his death, the Baale of Bodija.