A renowned Islamic scholar, Malama Halima Shittu Abdulsalam is dead
Halima, a wife of an equally famous scholar and preacher, Sheikh Abdulwahab Abdallah Muhammad who died in Kano state recently.
Reacting to the development, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari praised the deceased saying she had contributed immensely to creating religious awareness within and outside the country.
In a condolence message to Sheikh Abdulwahab, President Buhari expressed deep sadness on her passing.
“Your late wife spent a major part of her life teaching and preaching Islam. Her death is a loss not only to your family but to the nation.”
“She will be remembered for her versatile radio, TV and lately, digital media messaging creating Islamic awareness which were well received by her followers. She was a preacher par excellence,” the President said.
He prayed to Allah to support the family, the government and people of Kano State as they mourn the late Halima.