… Condoles Family, Yobe Govt, Fika Emirates, Others
Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, has expressed deep sadness over the death of a Muslim scholar, educationist and a seasoned administrator, Sheikh Alh. Muhammadu Alkali, the Sarkin Malaman Masaurautan Fika and Yobe’s Chief Imam.
She also extends her deepest condolences to the immediate family, Government of Yobe State, Fika Emirate Council and the people of Fika Emirate over the demise of the Islamic cleric.
Aliyu, in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Abuja by her SA Media, Mr Austine Elemue described Late Sheikh Muhammadu Alkali, described as a revered scholar of Islām who never relent in his effort towards Da’awah works, also noted his immense contributions in the establishment of Government schools through the defunct Universal Primary Education (UPE) Scheme, in Plateau province, Gwoza, Madagali, Mandara, Biu, Chibok and beyond.
The minister in her condolence message said she was saddened over the death of the Muslim scholar, educationist, super permanent secretary and a seasoned administrator, noting that the vacuum his death has created would be hard to fill.
“The Late Sheikh Muhammadu Alkali, was a true scholar who served his students and the people of Fika Emirate with love and distinction.
“My deepest sympathies to the Government and people of Yobe State, Fika Emirate Council and the people of Fika Emirate, for this great loss. May ALLAH put him in a special place from where he will be watching us, the people who loved and cherished him. They say there is nothing so kindly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth. These are the very few qualities of the Late Sheikh.
“I take solace therefore in the belief that death can never take a good man away from the hearts of the people he inspired, the legacy remains and continue throughout generations. He was a great cleric and father to many,” the message reads in parts.
The Minister therefore, pray that the Almighty ALLAH grants him Aljanna Firdaus and the family, the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.