- President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, December 30, expressed empathy over the death of Dr. Ibrahim Datti Ahmed
- The president in n emotional tribute remembered late doctor and politician who once ran as apresidential candidate,
- Buhari described the ex-president of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria as a man blessed with immense wisdom
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a condolence message to the family of Dr. Ibrahim Datti Ahmed, the Kano Emirate Council as well as the government and people of Kano state.
This was made known in a statement issued by senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu.
The Nigerian leader in a tribute to the late doctor, described the deceased as a man blessed with immense wisdom, The Sun added.
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“Dr. Datti was at the forefront in providing healthcare to the poor and the needy. His divine teachings and selfless contribution towards the welfare of society will not be forgotten. He will be remembered for his noble service to society.”
Tears as ex-president of Sharia council Datti Ahmed dies in Kano
Recall that Ahmed, an elder statesman and former president-general of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria (SCSN) died in Kano.
A family source confirmed the death, saying the renowned medical doctor, politician and Islamic cleric died in the early hours of Thursday in Kano.
He left behind one wife and 10 children.
Kano’s longest serving kingmaker Mukhtari Adnan dies at 95, he appointed 4 emirs
Legit.ng earlier reported the death of Alhaji Mukhtari Adnan, described as the longest serving kingmaker and district head of Dambatta in Kano.
The late monarch, who held the senior title of Sarkin Ban Kano, died at 95. A family source confirmed that Adnan died in the early hours of Friday, December 3, two days after admission at a private hospital, UMC Zhahir, in Kano.
Adnan who was appointed as Sarkin Bai in 1954 by the then Emir Muhammadu Sanusi I, the late traditional ruler participated in the selection processes of four emirs.