A renowned Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Giro Argungu is dead.

The National Secretary, Jama’atu Izalatil Bidi’a wa Iqamatus Sunnah, (JIBWIS), Kabir Muhammad Haruna confirmed this is in a post via his verified Facebook page on Wednesday.

He posted that, the cleric died in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, after brief illness.

“We are from God and unto Him we all return.

“Shiekh Abubakar Giro Argungu is dead.

“The deceased will be buried tomorrow, Thursday according to Islamic rites. A time for the burial will be announced in due course,” JIBWIS’ National Secretary posted.




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