The death has occurred of a very strong sympathizer of the Islamic Movement and an admirer of Sheikh Zakzaky, Calipha Sheikh Tijjani Abdulqadir today in Zaria.
A reknown scholar of repute, Calipha Sheikh has been a very key sympathizer of the Sheikh Zakzaky-led Islamic Movement and a firm believer in the cause of the Movement. He has been a mentor to many members of the Movement as well.
It was reported that three years ago, when he saw photographs of Sheikh Zakzaky in blood during the Zaria massacre, he burst into tears.
In 2014 when Nigerian Army killed three sons of Sheikh Zakzaky and 32 others, he was one of the prominent Islamic Scholars who paid condolence visit to the bereaved Sheikh then.
Final funeral rites will be offered at his residence in Zaria City tomorrow Thursday. May Allah have mercy on him.