Popular Muslim prophet with 97 wives, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Bello Masaba, passes away.
Masaba reportedly died at 93 after he slumped twice in the morning of Saturday, January 28, 2017 following a brief illness.
The Eagle Online reports that the deceased’s personal assistant, Alhaji Mutairu Salawudeen Bello, confirmed the incident saying: “With gratitude to Allah (SWT), we announce the death of Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Bello this afternoon.
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“He was aged 93 years. He died after a brief illness.
“The Janiza prayer and interment is slated for tomorrow (Sunday) by 10am.”
Disclosing that the scholar died at about 2 pm on Saturday, Bello added that Masaba knew he would die and was prepared for it.
“Baba had told us that his time was up.
“He told me personally during his last moment that he has completed his divine assignment and was ready to meet his creator.
“He told us to remain dedicated to the cause of Islam and urged us all not to deviate from all his teachings on righteousness, piety and total submission to the will of Allah.
“He warned us to shun adultery, but that we should marry our women because it is ‘Hallal’ before Allah.”