The Osun Muslim Community would on Sunday hold a national prayer session in honour of Dr Sakariyau Babalola, Deputy President General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Ibadan by Alhaji Femi Abbas, a spokesperson for the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN).
The event billed to hold in Osogbo would have in attendance the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of NSCIA, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, as well as Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun.
Also expected at the prayer session are Islamic scholars from South West Zone as well as Muslim organisations and groups.
The statement said that this was the first prayer session that the Osun Muslim Community would be holding for Babalola who also doubles as the President of MUSWEN.