The Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Dr Datti Ahmed at Yandutse Road, Nasarawa, GRA in Kano.
His special adviser on media Yomi Awoniyi in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday said,
Lawan in company of the Yobe State Governor and Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressive Congress(APC), Mai Mala Buni and Senator Barau Jibrin were also in Kano to attend the wedding Fatiha of daughters of one of his close associates, Alhaji Hassan Kafayos.
Dr Ahmed who was until his death the President-General of Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria, died on Thursday.
In his brief remarks, the Senate President paid glowing tribute to the late elder statesman describing his death as a great loss to “all of us.”
Lawan said the Dr Datti Ahmed was one of the prominent northerners who lived a decent and an exemplary life worthy of emulation and prayed Allah to forgive his son and accept his soul in Aljannah firdaus.
Lawan and his entourage were received on arrival at the Aminu Kano International Airport by a delegation led by former Governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau.
Alhaji Hassan who hails from Gashua in Yobe State gave out three daughters in marriage at Al-Furkan Mosque in Kano.