This Nigerian Faith Leader Put Life on The Line to Save Others

Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo has described the 83-year-old Muslim cleric, Imam Abdullahi Abubakar, as a hero. Abubakar hid over 200 people fleeing from attacks inside his mosque and home.

Umar Abdullahi; Chief Imam, Abdullahi Abubakar and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during a visit to the State House in Abuja.


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