*At coach Kasali Lasisi’s son’s fadau prayers
Shekh Abdulrahim Amahulau, an Islamic cleric, has called on Nigerians to live a legacy worthy of emulation as death can come at anytime.
Shekhi Amahulau made the call Sunday at the fidau for the Kwara United Football Club player, Abduazeez Saakariyah Lasisi, son of former African and Commonwealth table tennis champion, Kasali Lasisi, who died on Friday in Ilorin.
The cleric noted that all power belongs to God urging the people to live a life worthy of emulation.
He described death as the end of all mankind charging Nigerians to have faith in the Lord.
Shekhi Amahulau prayed God to grant the family particularly the parents the fortitude to bear the loss. The programme witnessed the recitation of the Holy Quran.
The fidau was attended by eminent sports personalities within and outside the State including the representative of the Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Mallam Shola Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Legislative Matters, Alhaji AbdulWahab Kayode Omotose, the management and players of Kwara United led by Prince Oladimeji Thompson, players and officials of ABS FC led by Alloy Chukwuemeka, Acting Commander 22 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Sobi, Colonel Ola Falade, the Director of Sports, Mallam Tunde Kazeem, the General Manager of Radio Kwara, Alhaji Abdullateef Adedeji, Dr Steve Olarinoye, members of the table tennis family, supporters and fans of both Kwara United and ABS Football Clubs and other sports stakeholders.
The late AbdulAzeez Sakariyah Lasisi died during training on Friday at the age of 24.
He is survived by his parents, one time Commonwealth and Nigerian table tennis champion, coach Kasali Lasisi, wife and three children.