Prof. Alkali, who is one of the six representatives of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, died at his residence in Maiduguri on Friday night, August 1, 2014.
He was 68 years old.
A Professor of History, he was a two-term Vice Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri (1985-1992), Director General, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS (1993-1998) and Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee under the administration of the late Gen. Sani Abacha
He was a member of the Committee on Insecurity in the North East (the Boko Haram Committee).
He was buried in Maiduguri on Saturday
May ALLAH grant him al-jannah and console the immediate and remote family members and his associates including his co delegates to the conference