Kaduna based prominent Islamic Scholar, Sheik Sama’ila Abbas Dakace, 64, has passed away.
His death was announced by his eldest son, Malam Abbas Sama’ila.
He told the News Reporter in Zaria, Kaduna state that the Sheik died on Thursday in Kaduna after a brief illness.
He narrated how his father was taken to a hospital in Kaduna few days ago for medical attention.
Dakace left behind four wives and 16 children.
The late Islamic Scholar had his early Islamic education in Zaria and later went to Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Senegal for further education.