By MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affair (NSCIA)’s director of administration, Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha has died in a road accident on Wednesday.
The accident occurred in Okene, Kogi State, on his way to Imo state for Eidul Adha.
The death of the director of administration Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha was confirmed in a statement signed by Femi Abbas, the Chairman of Media Committee, NSCIA.
“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.” Femi said in a statement.
“He died in a road accident at Okene, Kogi State, on his way to Oweri in Imo State for Eidul Adha last Wednesday.”
“Mallam Nwoha who retired as Deputy Director in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2019 was also the NSCIA’s representative at the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON).”
“The details of internment, his life as a Muslim, his various Islamic activities and footprint he left behind will be published later. Inna Lillah wa inna ilayhi raji‘un.”