A popular Nigerian Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ridwan Suenu is dead.

According to POLITICS NIGERIA learnt that Sheikh Suenu, the founder, Ummu Hujjatullah Quranic Schools, died in the early hours of Sunday.

Late Sheikh Suenu.

Sheikh Suenu who died in Lagos has been buried, according to Islamic rites, at Agege Muslim cemetery.

Amir Qamaruden Ajala, the CEO, Hajj Mosrur Consolidated Travels Limited, was among the first to share news of Sheikh Suenu’s death.

Ajala announced via his Facebook page on Sunday: “In the name of Allah, The Most Compassionate, The Gracious. From Allah we come, Unto Him we shall return. My teacher, my leader, my mentor. Sheikh Ridwan Olanrewaju Suenu is dead. Allahumo Igfri Llahu, War Ham Huu. May Almighty Allah admit my teacher into Al Janatul Firdaus. Amin.”

In a similar vein, Dr. Abdulhakeem Abdullateef, a former Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, mourned the religious leader’s demise.

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Abdullateef wrote on his known Facebook page: “Inna lilahi wa inna ilaehi rajiun May Allah forgive Sheikh Ridwan Suenu and grant him Al JANNAH fridaus. Please join us at Agege this morning by 10am for the Janazah in shaa Allah.”

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