Sheikh Shaban turbaned as new Imam of Lokoja

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Sheikh Aminu Shaban has been turbaned as the new Imam of Lokoja central mosque.


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He was turbaned on Friday by the Maigari of Lokoja, Alh Muhammadu Maikarfi.

The new Imam emerged following the demise of Late Shiekh Jimada Shafi’i .


The late Chief Imam passed on in September this year at the age of 100 after a brief illness.

Malam Aminu Shaban until his turbanning served as the second in command (Na’ibi) to the late Sheikh Jimada.

The late Chief Imam was father of a former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Alfa Umar Imam.

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