By Uzair Adam Imam
The President-General of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria (SCSN), Dr Ibrahim Datti Ahmed, is dead.
A family source disclosed that Ahmed died in the early hours of Thursday, December 30, 2021, in Kano.
According to the source, the deceased had been battling with an ailment, and unfortunately, today, he answered the call of his creator.
Until his death, Ahmed was a renowned medical doctor, politician and Islamic cleric.
The former President-General was reported to have left behind a wife, ten children, and several grandchildren.
Thousands of Muslims attended his funeral prayer, which took place at Al-Furqan Mosque, Alu Avenue, Kano.
May Allah have mercy on him and forgive him.