Popular Islamic cleric, Alfa Ayede, dies in Ibadan •Buried in Ilorin

AN Ibadan-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Ayede Al Fulany Al Ilorin, is dead.

He died on Saturday morning at his Orogun residence, Ibadan and his remains were buried same day at his Odota residence, Ilorin, Kwara State.

The renown cleric, according to sources, had been ill for some time and was reported to have travelled to London before the commencement of Ramadan and returned to the country during the holy month.

The sources further hinted that the cleric was unable to conduct his usual Ramadan programme, as one of his sons took charge throughout the period.

Some of them include; Former PDP national secretary Bala Karaje , Chief Imam of Ilorin Sheik Muhammad Basheer ,representative of oyo state governor Alhaji Siyanbade ,caretaker chairman ,ibadan north west local govt, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun ,immediate past president Central Council of ibadan indigene (CCII) Chief Bayo Oyero among others.