Popular Kano Islamic Scholar, Business Tycoon, Kalipha Isyaka Rabiu Is Dead

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Late Sheikh Isyaka Rabi'u
By; JABIRU  A. HASSAN, Kano

Khalipha Isyaku Rabi’u,  a business tycoon, Islamic scholar and the leader of Tijjaniyya movement is dead.

Born  in 1928, Khalipha Isyaku Rabi’u died after a beief illnes in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and would be burried in Kano on Wednesday afternoon.

Khalipha Isyaku Rabi’u durig his lifetime  worked selflessly for the  development of Islam and and to the Islamic education through building mosques, qur’anic schools and played an important  role in the area of international commercial activities among others.

Among his prominent sons are Alhaji Abdulsamad Isyaku Rabi’u who is also the owner of IRS Airline and BUA  Cement Company, Alhaji Rabi’u Isyaku Rabi’u and Alhaji Nafi’u Isyaku Rabi’u respectively.

 

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