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JUST IN: Renowned Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Yusuf Ali Dies At Age 73.

Sheikh Yusuf Ali.

A renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Yusuf Ali (Sarkin Malaman Gaya), passed away on Sunday night at the age of 73.

The news of his passing was confirmed by his son, Muslihu Yusuf Ali, via a Facebook post.

Sheikh Ali began his legal career in 1974 as a Sharia Court Scribe, rising through the ranks to become Chief Clerk, Assistant Registrar, Registrar, Upper Sharia Court Judge, and Director at the Upper Sharia Court.

After retiring in 2009, Sheikh Ali continued to actively engage in Islamic teachings.

His funeral rites (Jana’iza) will take place at Murtala Mosque, Tudun Maliki quarters, by 1:30 p.m. on Monday (today).


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