By Umar Isa
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed deep shock over the death of Islamic scholar Aisha Ahmed Lemu, who died on Saturday, at the age of 79
President Buhari said “she admirably dedicated her life to scholarship and moral uplifting of her society, producing massive literature on religious education during her remarkable life on earth.“
He described her as “a repository of knowledge whose depth of scholarship was overwhelming and enviable.”
The president recalled that she wrote many books on Islamic education which had impacted positively and greatly on her community and the larger society.
While praying to God to forgives her and reward her good deeds abundantly with paradise, President Buhari extended his condolences to Sheikh Ahmed Lemu and his family well as the Niger State government over this great loss.
He prayed to Allah to grant the family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss of a great woman scholar.