The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed his condolences to the Jallo fraternity following the death of one of its leading figures, Sheikh Aliu Ahmed Maikano Kalamu.

The respected Sheikh, who is the son of a renowned late cleric, Sheikh Abdulai Maikano of Jallo fame in Prang, died on Wednesday, March 17 after he was allegedly shot by unidentified people.

Taking to his Facebook page, the Vice President eulogised the late cleric while commiserating with the family and the Jallo fraternity.

“I received with shock the news of the death of Sheikh Ali Ahmed Maikano Kalamu this morning,” Dr. Bawumia wrote.

“The learned Sheihk was a man of peace who worked for the unity of the Muslim community in Ghana,” the Vice President added.

“I offer my condolences to the Maikano family and the Jallo fraternity.”

“May Allah grant him Jannatul Firdaus and unite him with his father, Sheikh Abdullahi Maikano, and all departed souls.”

The late cleric was the brother of Khalifa Abulfaid Ahmad Abdulai Maikano Jallo, leader of the Jallo fraternity.