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  • Updated: May 10, 2020

Is Renowned Islamic Scholar, Shaykh Bala Lau Dead? Find Out Here

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The National Chairman of Jama'atul Izalatul Bid'ah Wa Iqamatul Sunnah (JIBWIS) Nigeria, Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau is alive and well, Allnews reports.

Sahara Reporters had on Sunday claimed the renowned Islamic scholar died on Saturday night and was buried on Sunday morning according to Islamic rites.

But reacting to the news, Isa Ali Pantami, Nigeria's Minister of Communications and Digital Economy clarified on his verified Twitter handle that it is the burial of Shaykh Adam Muhammad Gashua, and not Sheikh Bala Lau.

 

 

In similar vein, Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media said he spoke with Sheikh Lau on phone on Sunday afternoon.

 

 

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Bala lau became the Public Relations Officer (P.R.O) of JIBWIS Nigeria at the age of 19 in his home state of Taraba.

He was appointed chief Imam of Daubeli Juma’ah mosque of Yola North in Adamawa state.

Subsequently, he became a member of JIBWIS National Executive Committee and National Preaching Class.

Bala Lau was also named the Deputy National Chairman after the demise of Sheikh Abubakar Ikara.

The religious leader established Manara Foundation, Sunnah TV, Families in Difficult Circumstances Fund, Organization of International Conference of all Ahlis Sunnah, Manara TV and Radio, Manara Scratch Card and the JIBWIS Printing Press.

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Ridwan Yusuf
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