Muslim clerics throng Iwo for new Grand Mufti


Grand Mufti


Shina Abubakar, Osogbo

Muslim clerics on Saturday thronged Iwo, Osun state to honour the new Grand Mufti, Sheik Daood Imran Molaasan.

The new religious title was bestowed on Molaasan by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdurasheed Akanbi, amidst controversy.

Though, Oluwo was absent at the reception, apparently because of the court order restraining him from going on with the installation.

The league of Imams and Alfas had approached the court to obtain a court injunction, restraining Oluwo from installing Molaasan as the Grand Mufti of Yorubaland, saying he lacks the power to bestow Islamic title on anyone.

Speaking at the reception organised by the Muslim community of Iwoland and Jama’at Ta’awunil Muslimeen, Molaasan explained that the installation and turbaning had been done by the Oluwo when he was appointed as the Grand Mufti.

Malaasan who is the national president of Jama’atu Ta’awunul Mumineen, said, “I will facilitate discussions among scholars towards…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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