A burial ceremony was held on Sunday 22nd January in the USA for the late Lepowura Alhaji Mohammed Nuru Deen Jawula, who died on Saturday in the USA in line with the Islamic religion.
Over here in Accra, there was a burial prayer held for him on Sunday evening at his family house in Accra Newtown.
The prayers at his family house in Accra coincided with the 1pm time in the USA where he was laid to rest.
A statement from the Islamic Centre of Nashville (ICN), Bellevue Mosque confirmed that the former football administrator died on Saturday.
“It is our deepest sorrow to inform you that Brother Mohammed Nura Deen Jawula passed away today. He was the father of Sis Eliham Jawula–Imam and father-in-law of Dr. Abbas Imam.
“Janaza will be on Sunday, January 22, at 1:15pm at the ICN Bellevue,” the statement added.
Lepowura Alhaji Jawula, an elderly Statesman and retired civil servant, best known as an astute football administrator, passed away in the United States last Saturday, while on a visit to his children.
He was chief of Lepo Kpembe of the Kujolobti Gate in the Northern Region and retired as a Chief Director of the Ghana Civil Service, and until his death, the former Ghana Football Association (GFA) Chairman was head of the Professional League Board and a member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Inter clubs competition committee.