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MPAC, NDIC, others mourn Jaiz Foundation CEO’s mum

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The mother of the Chief Executive Officer of Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation, Dr Abdullahi Shuaib, Hajiya Sefinat Shuaib is dead. She died on January 9, 2023, and was buried in Lagos according to Islamic rites.
The Janazah (burial) prayer was led by Chairman, Council of Ulama of Nigeria, Sheikh AbdulFatai Thanni, at the Muslim Burial Ground, Jafojo, near Markaz Agege, Lagos.
The 80-year-old entrepreneur died at the National Orthopeadic Hospital, Igbobi, in Lagos owing to age and comorbidity.
Five children survived the late Shuaib who was a fashion designer and also ran a restaurant at Iponri Shopping Complex before her retirement.

Among the dignitaries that graced the funeral include, the Grand Mufti, Conference of Islamic Organisations (CIO), Sheikh Dhikrullah Shafi’I; newly appointed Chairman of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef; Mr Hakeem Otiti; Dr Sulayman Ogunmuyiwa; Prof Tajudeen Yusuf; Executive Director, Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Prince Sulayman Olagunju and wife, Mutiat; Imam Mutohir Adams; Director of Epidemiology, Biosecurity & Global Health, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr Ismail AbdusSalam.
Executive Chairman of, the Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC), Mr Disu Kamor, said death is inevitable.
He described the late Shuaib as a wonderful person and an inspiration to many people.
Jaiz Bank Plc Executive Director, Business Development, Abdulfattah Amoo, said motherhood is a great institution, hence Dr Shuaib must have learnt his good character and humaneness from his mum.
“On behalf of Jaiz Bank Plc, the board management and staff, I will like to convey our deepest condolences to the Shuaib’s families. We take solace in the fact that our mother died a Muslim. We ask that Allah to forgive her shortcomings and grant her Al-Jannah Fridaus,” he said.
The pioneer Amir of The Muslim Congress (TMC) Abdurrazaq Abdussalam, who just retired as a Director of Public Affairs at the Voice of Nigeria (VON), described the deceased as an active and lively person.
Abdussalam said she supported her children to be faithful to Allah and then encouraged their friends to strive in achieving their goals.
“May Allah give the families the fortitude to bear the loss. They must accept the test as Muslims and accept it with patience and continue to relate with Allah and continue to pray for Mama,” he said.

[The Guardian]

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