CHIEF IMAM THANKS SARAKI FOR SAVING HIS LIFE
Olu W. Onemola
The Chief Imam of Ilorin, Imam Mohammed Soliu Bashir, today thanked the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, for saving his life.
The Chief Imam said this while receiving the Senate President on a courtesy visit to his home at Princess Road, Agaka Area, Ilorin.
“If you revive a sick person, you have served God and humanity,” Imam Bashir said, “The interpretation of it, from the Islamic perspective is if you help a soul, you have served a generation.”
It will be recalled that recently, the Chief Imam was sponsored for a medical treatment following a medical diagnosis that required immediate attention.
The President of the Senate expressed his joy for the quick recovery of the Imam, stating that within the few days of his return, he has shown that the procedure was successful.
Saraki also thanked Almighty Allah for the speedy recovery of Imam Bashir.
In his response, the Chief Imam, prayed to Almighty Allah for the success of the procedure.
“Alhamdulilahi, Alhmadulilahi, Alhamdulilahi for the success of my operation,” he said.
The Imam asked the Almighty to give Saraki greater potential to serve a greater number of Nigerians. He also thanked God for Dr. Saraki’s life, saying that the God that has been with him at each point of his journey in life will continue to bless, guide and propel him further.
Imam Mohammed Bashir Soliu (CON) also offered prayers for the nation, the State, and the Ilorin Emirate.