By Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad:
The death has occurred of Sheikh Umar Suleman in Unguwan Kanawa, Kaduna.
According to Nasiru Suleman, one of the children of the Islamic Scholar, ” My father, Sheikh Umar Suleman has died after a brief illness at the age of 76 in the afternoon on Monday in his residence in Unguwan Kanawa, Kaduna.
” Until his death, he is the deputy to the renowned Islamic Scholar, Shiekh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, he was a community leader and a Teacher”. He said.
According to him, the funeral prayer was led by his son and his student, a senior Shari’a Court Judge, Khadi
He was buried by 3:15 pm at Sheikh Muhammad Labar Memorial School in Unguwan Kanawa Kaduna.
Many Islamic scholars and people from within and around the state attended the burial.
Nasiru Umar said that the late Islamic Scholar is survived by 17 children and many grandchildren.