A prestigious Islamic researcher and resigned equity, Ahmed Lemu, kicked the bucket on Thursday.
He passed on at 91 years old in Minna, Niger State.
His child, Nurudeen, declared the demise for his family.
Nurudeen, nonetheless, didn’t give subtleties of Lemu’s passing.
“It is with bitterness and adoration to Allah that we declare the dying of our dad, Dr. Equity Sheik Ahmed Lemu OFR, in the early hours of earlier today in Minna. Internment plans to be reported later,” he said.
Lemu is one of the two Nigerians who have won King Faisal Prize.
Brought into the world in Niger State, the point-clear researcher, legal scholar, gruff minister, Imam, exegetic of the Qur’an, productive essayist, writer, distributer, senior legislator, public speaker and President of Islamic Education Trust is a recognized character who following 22 years into retirement from the common help, carried his excellent characteristics to front when he led the Presidential Panel on Post-Election Violence in Nigeria in 2011.
Sheik Lemu began his vocation as an instructor under the Bida Native Authority. He was a head of two acclaimed focuses of learning in northern Nigeria: the School for Arabic Studies (SAS), Kano; and the Arabic Teachers’ College, Sokoto.
Lemu additionally served in the Judiciary, first as a Shar’ia judge at the Court of Appeals in the States of Sokoto and Niger (1976 – 1977), at that point as Chief Shar’ia Judge at the Court of Appeals in Niger State (1976 – 1991).