Dr. Ibrahim Datti Ahmed, Former presidential aspirant and President General of the Supreme Council of Sharia in Nigeria (SCSN) is reportedly dead.
According to reports, he died in the early hours of Thursday, December 30 in Kano State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to the late Ahmed, a renowned urologist and a doyen of private medical healthcare in Kano.
In a tribute to the late medical doctor and politician, the President, in a release issued on Thursday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, described him as a man blessed with immense wisdom.
“Dr. Datti was at the forefront in providing healthcare to the poor and the needy. His divine teachings and selfless contribution towards the welfare of society will not be forgotten. He will be remembered for his noble service to society”.
Dr Ahmed was the founder of Asmau Memorial Hospital, now renamed Abubakar Imam Urology Centre in Kano and served as the Chairman of the Shari’a Council of Nigeria.