THE family of Chief Imam of Kabba, in Kogi state, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Ejibunu on Saturday confirmed that the Chief Imam is not dead.
This came following a speculation on socio media on Saturday that the Kabba Chief Imam is dead.
Alhaji Shaibu Adekunle Ejibunu the spoke person of the family in a press statement issued on Saturday said they received with utmost surprise, the insinuation that Chief Imam of Kabba, Sheikh Ahmad Ejibunu is dead.
“This is a blatant lie, falsehood from the pit of hell, orchestrated blackmail to tarnish the family image, the Kabba community and its people, our well wishers as well as the goodwill of the government of Kogi state on this issue.
“We debunked this in all its entirety. We pray that almighty Allah be with our Imam, brother, community leader.
“Also we sincerely appreciate His Excellency, the Governor of Kogi State and the government for the concerns and supports, we thank the Obaro of Kabba, and all the other Ololu Obas for their continued prayers, all our leaders in Kabba and in the diaspora, the entire people of Kabba and Okunland.
“We are indeed grateful to all for this tremendous support for the Ejibunu family at this challenging time for the family. God bless you all.