Renowned Islamic scholar, BUK scholar, Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim is dead


Late Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim BUK.

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A renowned Islamic scholar and teacher at Bayero University Kano, Sheikh Ahmad Muhammad Ibrahim Ph.D, popularly known as Kala Haddasana, has passed away.

Family members, confirming hid death to BBC Hausa, said he died on Friday.

He was a renowned scholar of Hadith and so taught same at the BUK Mosque but later in his own mosque called Darul Hadith.

He died after a short illness at the Malam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano.

Also popularly called Dr. Ahmad BUK, the late Islamic cleric was buried following a funeral session held at the Darul Hadith Mosque in the Tudun Yola area of Kano after Friday prayers same day.

One of his sons, Abdul, told the BBC Hausa service that he was almost 82 years old, he left behind 30 children.

Kala Haddasana, as he was better known, was a native of Ghana and born in Ghana.

He came back to Nigeria after studying for a degree in Saudi Arabia to teach at Bayero University in Kano.

Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim was one of the scholars, who received The DEFENDER as a print newspaper into Kano, when its movement to the Northern Nigeria most versatile state was facilitated by its advisory board led by AIG Mu’azu Idris Hadejia and Alhaji Aliyu Muhammed, in 2004.

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