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[IN PICTURES] Ahmed ‘Johnny’ Ibrahim buried

NAIROBI
By Patrick Vidija | April 9th 2021

Family and friends gathered to bury the Late Ahmed Ibrahim, alias Johnny, at the Lang'ata Muslim Cemetery on April 9, 2021. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]

Former Kamukunji parliamentary seat aspirant Ahmed Ibrahim was on Friday afternoon, April 9 buried at the Lang’ata Muslim Cemetery.

Ahmed, popularly known as Johnny, was pronounced dead on Friday morning.

Jamia Mosque official Abdul Bari said Johnny died at Coptic Hospital, where he had been rushed for treatment.

According to the Jamia Mosque Secretary-General, Ibrahim, the worship centre’s Deputy Secretary-General, was battling kidney disease.

Prayers were held ahead of Ibrahim’s burial Friday afternoon. [Courtesy]

“He had been on dialysis for a while. We suspect he succumbed to kidney problems,” Bari said.

His body was taken to Masjid Salama Mosque in South C for burial preparations before friends and family members gathered at the Lang’ata cemetery for burial.

Ibrahim’s body was taken to its final resting place a few minutes past noon on April 9. [Courtesy]

Ibrahim unsuccessfully ran for the Kamukunji Parliamentary seat on ODM ticket in the 2007 general election where he lost the contest to then-PNU candidate Simon Mbugua.

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