The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, has lost his son, Abubakar Sharubutu.

According to reports, Alhaji Sharubutu passed on on Monday, July 12, and the cause of death has not been made public.

Until his demise, Alhaji Sharubutu was the driver for the Chief Imam.

On Wednesday, the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, paid a courtesy call on the Chief Imam to commiserate with him and the family at his Fadama residence.

He led prayers for the departed soul and expressed gratitude to Dr Bawumia for visiting.

Meanwhile, the third-day adua (funeral prayers) was observed at New Fadama on Thursday, July 15.