Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, the popular Kaduna-based Islamic scholar and cleric, has lost his mother.
The cleric, yesterday announced the death of his mother, Hajia Aishatu-Dammu Gumi.
She was 84.
The mother of the renowned Islamic preacher and scholar died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Abuja.
It was gathered that the elderly woman died around 5.30 p.m and preparations were in top gear to bury her today at Unguwar Sarki Muslim Cemetery in Kaduna.
In a statement on his verified Facebook page, Gumi said: “Inna lillahi Wa inna ilaihi rajiun (From Allah did we come and Him shall we return). Today (Sunday) at 5.30 p.m, with a sad heart, I announce the death of my dear mother.
“Please, seek for her Allah’s forgiveness and mercy.
“Her last words to me two weeks ago: ‘In shaa Allah, Allah will put her and her children and grandchildren together in Jannah.’ (By the special grace of God, God will put her and her children and grandchildren together in Paradise).