Sheikh Ahmed Lemu is Dead

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By Laleye Dipo

Islamic Scholar and the first Grand Khadi of Niger State Sheikh Ahmed Lemu is dead.

Sheiikh Lemu died in Minna Thursday. He was aged 91 years.

A statement by one of his children, Nurudeen Lemu, confirmed the demise of the scholar and educationist.

The junior Lemu said arrangements had commenced for the burial of the deceased but did not give details.

The deceased authored so many books and received the King Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz award for the promotion of peaceful coexistence among people of different faith.

He served the country in many capacities.