KBSG Mourns Prominent Islamic Scholar, Sheik Giro Argungu


By Abdullahi Tukur

The Kebbi State Government has condoled with the family of Sheik Giro Argungu, a famous Islamic scholar in Nigeria who died on wednesday following a brief illness at the Federal Medical Centre Birnin Kebbi at the age of 71 years.

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary Ahmed Idris and made available to Journalists in Birnin Kebbi, quoted Governor Nasir Idris as describing the death of the scholar as a great loss not only to his immediate family but also to Kebbi, Nigeria and entire Muslim Ummah.

The statement, the Governor appealed to the family members, Kebbi people and Islamic Ummah to accept the will of Almighty Allah in good faith and bear in mind that every soul is destined to test the bitterness of death at an appointed time and that nobody would cross over his/her time.

Governor Idris prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased’s shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdaus.

Late Sheik Giro Argungu, was a renown Islamic preacher in Nigeria under the banner of Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’a Wa’iqamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS).

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