Ganduje Mourns Sheikh Fadhlu Dan Almajiri
By Abdulyassar Abdulhamid
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State condoled with the family, Kano Imams’ Forum, Tijjaniyya, the people of Kano State over the death of Sheikh Fadhlu Dan-Almajiri.
Sheikh Dan-Almajiri, who died on Monday, was the Chairman of Kano State Jumaat Mosques Imams’ Forum.
The condolence message was contained in a statement the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Abba Anwar, issued on Tuesday.
Ganduje said: “Sheikh Fadhlu Dan-Almajiri was a complete gentleman, whose leadership sterling qualities as a teacher and a leader proved how refined was the training he got from home.”
According to the governor, during his lifetime, Sheikh Dan-Almajiri was a very peaceful scholar, whose worldview was how to promote peace and tranquility amongst the human race.
He added: “His understanding of Islam was peace, peace and peace. That helped much in galvanising his students to be what they are.”
“Being a versatile Islamic scholar, whose deeper understanding of Islamic teachings coupled with his good character, made him to always be above board, Sheikh Dan-Almajiri was still humble, humane and humanitarian,” Ganduje appreciated.
The governor also prayed for Allah’s Forgiveness and Mercy to the reposed soul of the departed scholar, urging all those he left to always follow his footsteps. Insisting.
Ganduje observed: “The legacy he left behind was one of the safest ways to meet Allah peacefully and safely.
“May Allah give his families and all those attached to the great Sheikh, the fortitude to bear the loss. We shall continue, unrelentedly, to pray for the reposed Nafsul-Mudma’inna of the great Sheikh. We really lost a great Icon whose indelible marks will remain with us forever.”