The death has been reported of Sheikh Suenu, the founder, Ummu Hujjatullah Quranic Schools, in Lagos State.
Reports reaching Naija News revealed that the cleric died in the early hours of Sunday, October 10.
Though the cause of Sheikh Suenu’s death could not be confirmed yet, reports revealed he has since been buried according to Islamic rites at the Agege Muslim cemetery.
Confirming the cleric’s demise in a Facebook page, Amir Qamaruden Ajala, the CEO, Hajj Mosrur Consolidated Travels Limited, wrote: “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.”
Also announcing and consoling families and disciples of the Islamic cleric, former Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdulhakeem Abdullateef, prayed to God to grant Suenu a home in paradise.
“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,” Abdullateef wrote on his known Facebook page.
In another news, an Islamic cleric in Musbaudeen Al Islamy Arabic School, Ganmo, in Kwara State has justified the brutalization of some students of the Arabic school.
Naija News reports that five male and female students of the Islamic school were flogged by their senior colleagues in viral videos on the internet. The development has stirred reactions online, as some people have called for legal actions to be taken with respect to the issue.
A cleric of the school while reacting to the incident said flogging of the students is in accordance with Islamic teachings.