Emir Bayero Extol Legacies of Renown Scholar Imam -Al -Maghili

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Muktar Yahaya Shehu

The Emir of Kano Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero CFR, CNOL has extolled the legacies of late Imam Al-Maghili.

Almaghili is a renowned religious icon and scholar who contributed immensely to the establishment of the Emirate system in Kano based on Islamic principles in the 15th century during the reign of Muhammadu Rumfa.

In a statement signed by press secretary to the Kano Emirate council Abubakar Balarabe Kofar Na’isa quoted the emir as saying that Al- Maghili hailed from Algeria but had a shirt stint in Kano for about five years.

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In his speech during the opening ceremony of a two day International Event in Algiers the capital city of Algeria, the Emir congratulated the Algerian people and leaders for finding it worthy celebrating the times and life of the religious icon -Imam Muhammad AbdelKarim Al- Maghili.

It is part of the activities organized in commemoration of the 60th anniversary Independence of the strategic North African country.

Bayero  enumerated some of the remarkable contributions the late legend left behind, in Kano, which are still surviving.

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He also called on scholars to deepen their research on the scholarly works of Imam Sheikh Al-Maghili which will be of enormous benefit to the Muslim Umma.

The conference attracted participants from many countries which included Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Indonesia, Cameroon, Mali, Ghana, Pakistan and Niger Republic.

Among the Emir’s entourage  include Alhaji Ahmed Ado Bayero, Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar-Gida and District Head of Kumbotso, Amb. Ahmed Umar, OON, Dan Malikin Kano, Malam Magaji Galadima, Kachallan Kano and Malam Isa Bayero, Special Assistant to His Highness and other aides.

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