BREAKING: Popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Bamba, is dead [PHOTO]

Prominent Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Bamba, commonly known as Dr Ahmad BUK, is dead. POLITICS NIGERIA learnt that the scholar died at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital on Friday morning after a brief illness. Ahmad Muhammad Ahmad, one of the scholar’s sons, announced the cleric’s death via the social networking service, Facebook, this morning. … The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

BREAKING: Popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Bamba, is dead [PHOTO]

Prominent Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Bamba, commonly known as Dr Ahmad BUK, is dead.

POLITICS NIGERIA learnt that the scholar died at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital on Friday morning after a brief illness.

Ahmad Muhammad Ahmad, one of the scholar’s sons, announced the cleric’s death via the social networking service, Facebook, this morning.

The deceased was a lecturer at the department of Arabic language in Bayero University Kano (BUK) before he quit to focus fully on his Islamic propagation school named Darul Hadith at Tudun Yola in Kano metropolis.

His burial is expected to hold at Darul Hadith Mosque, Tudun Yola, Kano metropolis, by 1.30pm today.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.