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PRNigeria publisher’s father, Sheikh Abdulhameed Agaka dies at 77

The publisher of PRNigeria, Yushau Shuaib has lost his dad, Sheikh Abdulhameed Agaka, at the age of 77.

Sheikh Abdulhameed , a prominent Islamic scholar and Chief Imam of Agaka Community in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State, died at a private Hospital in Ilorin on Saturday night after a brief illness.

Confirming the death to Solacebase, Yushau said the funeral prayer of the erudite scholar would hold at 10.00am, on Sunday, at the family house, Agaka.

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Imam Abdulhameed was born into the family of Imam Shuaib Said, a renowned Quranic teacher and Islamic leader in Agaka.

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The late Chief Imam of Agaka was educated at the School for Arabic Studies, SAS, in Kano before proceeding to Bayero University Kano, where he obtained a Ph.D in Quranic Morphology and Arabic Grammar.

According to Daily Nigerian, he was at various times the Head of Arabic Studies Departments at School for Arabic Studies, the Women Arabic Teachers College, Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies and many others.

 

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