Sheikh Onikijipa becomes Mufti of Ilorin


Sheikh Sulaiman Farooq Onikijipa has been named the Grand Mufti of Ilorin Emirate.

The appointment was made public by the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji (Dr.) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari on Thursday at the mini Durbar organised in his palace.

Sheikh Onikijipa also known as Al-Miskeen Billahi is a foremost Islamic cleric in Nigeria and proprietor of Al-Amani Arabic and Islamic School.

By the appointment, he becomes the fourth Grand Mufti of Ilorin.

The role was last held by the late Sheikh Safiyullahi Kamaldeen el-Adabiy, son of late Sheikh Muhammad Kamaldeen el-Adabiy, who was also the first Grand Mufti of Ilorin.


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