President Buhari mourns doctor, politician, spiritual leader Datti Ahmed

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Late Datti Ahmed.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned renowned urologist and a doyen of private medical healthcare in Kano, Dr. Ibrahim Datti Ahmed.

This was shown in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, issued in Abuja on Thursday and copy of  which was sent to The DEFENDER.

He was a friend to the late Head of State General Murtala Mohammed, the statement said.

Dr Ahmed was the founder of Asmau Memorial Hospital, now renamed Abubakar Imam Urology Centre in Kano and served as President General of the Supreme Council for Shari’a Council in Nigeria.

In a tribute to the late Doctor and politician who once ran as a Presidential Candidate, the President described him as a man blessed with immense wisdom.

“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,” said President Buhari.

The President said the nation is with the family of the deceased, the Kano Emirate Council as well as the government and people of Kano State as they mourn the doctor, politician and religious leader.


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