Eid-El Kabir: Top Nigerian Muslim dies 1 day to sallah (see photo)

Eid-El Kabir: Top Nigerian Muslim dies 1 day to sallah (see photo)

NSCIA director Yusuf Nwoha dies in road accident

Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha, the director of administration at the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has been reported dead.

According to The Guardian, Nwoha died in a ghastly accident on his way to Owerri, Imo state to celebrate the Sallah festival.

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In a statement signed by NSCIA’s chairman, media committee, Femi Abba, the tragic development took place along the ill-fated Okene road in Kogi state.

Eid-El Kabir: Top Nigerian Muslim dies 1 day to sallah (see photo)

In the report, Abba said: “With heavy hearts and impregnable sobriety, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affair (NSCIA) hereby announces the demise of its Director of Administration, Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha.

“He died in a road accident at Okene, Kogi State, on his way to Owerri in Imo State for Eidul Adha last Wednesday.”

A former deputy director in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Nwoha was NSCIA’s representative at the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

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