By Creekvibes Oluwadamilare Daniels
Family of the late Al-Sheikh, Alhaji, Sulyman Bhola Kadri, (Jan 24, 2021) recently held a 41-day Fidau prayer in honour of the deceased, on 24th January, 2021.
Until his death, Maolana Al-Sheikh, Alhaji, Sulyman Bhola Kadri was the Chief Imam of Iyanu Oluwa Central Mosque, Agege, Lagos and the Chief Missioner of Nurulai Islamic DAWAH of Nigeria.
He attended Oshi Grammer School, Ilorin, Kwara State, where he was the Health Prefect for his set(year?) after his education he, worked at The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) where he rose to the rank of Operational Manager after which he moved to British Caledonian, British Airways from which left to found his own business venture, Skylight Travels, which is still in operation and waxing stronger till date.
Creekvibes gathered that, while he was alive he toured several European countries like; Germany, United Kingdom, USA to mention a few.
In the year 2000, He handed over Skylight Travel Agency to his children, he took the mantle to serve God, and in 2008 he was appointed Iyonu Oluwa Central Mosque’s Chief Imam.
He was blessed with sixteen children who are doing fine within and outside the shores of this country, one of his sons Hon Kadri Olayori Faiz was staunchly on ground with the full support of some prominent members of Mushin Local Government Area, in attendance were Hon Gbadamosi Olubunmi Bolanle, (Secretary to The Local Government) Mushin Local government, Hon Mustapha Hakeem Adeshile, Councilor, Ward A Mushin, Hon Funmi Peters Councilor, Ward E Mushin, Hon Fajumiluyi Korede, Supervisor for health, Mushin; Hon Sanni Ismail, Councilor, Ward C2 Odi- Olowo LCDA, Hon Adekunle Akinsete, Chairmanship aspirant Odi- Olowo LCDA, Hon Maruf Lawal, APC Chairman, Ward C3, Hon Olabiyi Daniel Adeshile, Hon. Titi Balogun, Hon Shade Hummer due to space constraints we won’t be able to accommodate all well-wishers who took time out of their busy schedule to attend the Fidaus’s prayers.
Family member, including children and their spouses with grand children, were all made to sit in observance of the social distancing.
According to Hon Kadri Olayori Faiz, his late father was deeply loved by the common people whose aspirations he championed and who benefitted greatly from his benevolence.