Aare Musulumi Mourns Death Of Foremost Philanthropist In Ibarapaland
Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Edo and Delta, Alhaji Dawud Akinola has described the death of a foremost Muslim philanthropist in Ibarapaland, Alhaji Sanusi Ojolowo as a great loss to Islam.
In a statement in Ibadan, Alhaji Akinola said the death of Alhaji Ojolowo who was the Aare Musulumi of Ibarapaland was very painful stressing that the Ummah has lost a very religious, amiable and generous man.
“When I heard about the death of Alh.Sanusi Mustapha Ojolowo, I was shocked but consoled with the fact that the deceased lived a fulfilled life”.
He said the deceased was a philanthropist of note whose priority was always the advancement of humanity as well as unity of Muslims.
“Alhaji Ojolowo was a pious Man who was always thinking of the unity of the Muslims and service to humanity . In terms of support for the needy, he had no equal in Ibarapa land making many people to benefit from his generosity.”
He noted that the private Hajj outfit of Alhaji Ojolowo was unique as it made going on pilgrimage easy for both indigenes and non- indigenes.
“In fact, he has been operating Hajj saving scheme for decades before the National Hajj Commission just commenced the scheme. A lot of people had gone on Hajj through Alhaji Ojolowo’s pilgrimage made easy scheme.
” He never exploited pilgrims and he was always out to serve rather than be served. He was best among his equals in hajj management”.
Alhaji Akinola emphasized that Alhaji Ojolowo has with his hard-earned resources single-handedly been into dawah and promotion of Islam for decades.
He commiserated with the family and the Ummah in Ibarapaland and Oyo state at large and prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive Alhaji Ojolowo and grant him Aljannah Fridaos.
Alhaji Mustapha Sanusi Ojolowo, an octogenarian died on Wednesday, 22nd September and was buried in his hometown in Tapa, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State same day according to Islamic rites.