Jama’at Nasril Islam (JNI) under the leadership of His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, , Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has expressed condolence to the families of late Abdul Lateef Adegbite and to Muslims and Nigerians in general over his death which came at a time when he is most needed.
This was contained in a press statement signed by the Secretary General of Jama’at Nasril Islam, Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu.
The body stated that the death of the great Islamic icon will be a great loss to Nigeria and the Muslim community. ”We received with faith the death of Dr. Abdullateef Adegbite, the Secretary- General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), indeed his death came at this critical moment of need, but we take our solace in Allah, the Most High, for the opportunity given him to serve His cause unrelently”, he said.
He said Dr. Adegbite was upright, fearless, committed and an accomplished Islamic worker and a lawyer of high pedigree and that it was on record that he was the pioneer National President of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN).
“Our condolence goes to his family, the people of Egba land, Ogun State Government, members of staff, NSCIA and the entire Muslim Ummah”. “It is our prayer that Allah’s mercy, forgiveness, compassion will be with him and his shortcomings be overlooked by Allah and may He grant him Aljannatul Firdaus to be his final abode”.