The Chief Imam of Ebiraland, Alhaji Musa Galadima, has died in the early hours of Friday at the age of 98 years.
Galadima, who was turbaned Chief Imam about 55 years ago, died in a private hospital in Abuja.
He was buried on Friday at Okene according to Islamic rites.
He is survived by wives, children and many grandchildren.
The state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, described Galadima’s death as painful in a statement in Lokoja.