President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of Aisha Lemu, British-born author and religious educator.
Aisha Lemu, who died at the age of 79 in Minna, Niger state.
She died after a brief illness, According to a statement issued by her son Nuruddeen.
Buhari, in a condolence message, which was issued by his media aide Garba Shehu, said that Lemu demonstrated that knowledge was not about inheritance but about “curiosity, enthusiasm and dedication to expand our intellectual horizons.”
The president also said that the founder of Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) was “admirably dedicated her life to scholarship and moral uplifting of her society, producing massive literature on religious education during her remarkable life on earth.’’