Emir of Katsina ALH. DR. ABDULMUMINI KABIR USMAN CFR, will going to turban the new Imam of Muhammadu Dikko central mosque today.
The Emir also going to turban some 2 villege heads under Katsina Emirate.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Sarkin Labarai of the Emirate, Alhaji Ibrahim Bindawa and made available to katsinapost.com.ng .
The new Imam is Malam Gambo Mustapha whom before present appointment is the deputy (Ratibi) to the late Imam Malam Muhammadu Lawal.
It could be recalled that the Chief Imam of the Katsina Metropolis Central Mosque, Muhammad Lawal, is dead.
Aged 95, Mr Lawal died on Sunday after a protracted illness.
The family spokesman, Mohammed Ahmed, who confirmed the death to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that their father died after a prolong sickness.
Mr Ahmed said that the deceased had been the chief Imam of Katsina for the past 41 years.
He disclosed that the deceased left behind four wives, 27 children and several grand children.
The funeral prayer was conducted at the premises of Katsina Central Mosque and the deceased was later buried at Dantakum burial ground in Katsina metropolis according to Islamic rites.