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.