Jos - Sheik Balarabe Dawud, the Chief Imam of Jos Central Mosque, died on Sunday in Jos at a private hospital at the age of 82.
Nabilu Balarabe, a son of the deceased, said in Jos that Dawud died this afternoon after a brief illness.
Balarabe, in Jalingo, said his father would be buried this evening in accordance with Islamic rites.
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According to him, late Dawud worked as Sharia Court Judge with the then Benue/Plateau until his retirement in 1984.
The late Imam was appointed the Chief of Imam of Jos in 2009.
He was survived by a wife, 10 children and many grand children.