SHAH ALAM, Feb 13 – In the loss of Pas spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, Pas has lost a master teacher, political leader, educator and religious figure that was respected by all, whether by friend or foe and regardless of race, Pas Selangor said in a statement today.
Pas Selangor secretary Mohd Khairuddin Othman said the presence of thousands of citizens at Pulau Melaka who turned up to pay their final respects to Nik Aziz was evidence of the glory Allah had bestowed upon the Pas spiritual leader. “It also shows the effectiveness of his approach in the time he served as Kelantan Menteri Besar and a teacher of religion.
“His guidance and exemplary actions has changed the political landscape of our country using Islamic interpretation that is accepted by all,” Mohd Khairuddin said in the statement.
In expressing Pas Selangor’s extreme sadness in Nik Aziz’s passing, Khairuddin added that Pas Selangor was praying that the family of Nik Aziz will be strong in facing this sorrowful situation, which can be felt across the Selangor leadership and residents. “His name will remained engraved forever in the hearts of all Malaysians, from all races. “May Allah shower His mercy on the soul of our late Tok Guru,” he said.