ALOR SETAR – The Malaysian Islamic Organisations’ Consultative Council (Mapim) described the death of former Kelantan Menteri Besar Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat as big loss to Muslims in the world.
Its president, Mohd Azmi Abdul Hamid, said the Nik Abdul Aziz was a great preacher with vast treasure of knowledge and wisdom.
“He was an Islamic teacher whose deeds were not confined to only in Islamic politics, but also in educating the Muslim community,” he said in a statement today.
He said the PAS spiritual leader should be made a role model for his leadership and moderate style of living.
Nik Abdul Aziz, 84, died at his home in Pulau Melaka at 9.40pm last night. – BERNAMA