Nigeria Has Lost an Icon In Dr Adegbite’s Death -Ex Gov Daniel

Former Governor of Ogun , Gbenga Daniel has described  late Lateef  Adegbite  as a pillar of religious moderation. Late Adegbite, the secretary  general of Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs,NSCIA  died yesterday.

Ex Governor Daniel a statement said ,” Dr Lateef Adegbite’s death, Ogun and indeed Nigeria has lost an icon, probably of the of the Titans, a colossus  and a pillar of moderate religious leaning and Preacher of peace. Dr Adegbite was a patriot and who worked tirelessly to foster religious harmony and our diverse country.”

He added that “Under his watch as the Secretary general of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs the body became a fulcrum for campaigning and advancing the cause of peace and among adherents  of different faiths the country. He was a detribalized Nigerian who rose above ethnic and religious sentiments his work and walk through live.”

The former governor noted that  Adegbite  “also contributed immensely to the development of his home and during our administration he was  a  member of the States Elders and played active roles in the of the body. An erudite scholar and legal luminary Dr Adegbite lived a life in the service of humanity.  We members of his family and the entire Moslem community nationwide”.


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