The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) yesterday loss a board member, Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha to road accident.
Mallam Nwoha, a representative of the Nigerian Supreme Council for lslamic Affairs (NSCIA), on the board died on Wednesday in unfortunate road accident at Okene, Kogi state, on his way to Oweri in Imo state for Sallah festival.
Chairman of the board, Alhaji Sikirullah Kunle Hassan in a short note confirmed the sad incidence.
Earlier, the sudden death of Nwoha was released in a statement signed by NSCIA Chairman, Media Committee, Femi Abba, obtained by The Guardian.
Mallam Nwoha who retired as Deputy Director in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2019 was also the NSCIA’s representative at the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
“With heavy hearts and impregnable sobriety, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affair (NSCIA) hereby announces the demise of its Director of Administration, Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha. He died in a road accident at Okene, Kogi State, on his way to Oweri in Imo State for Eidul Adha last Wednesday.
The statement said details of internment, his life as a Muslim, his various Islamic activities and footprint he left behind will be published later.