AMAZING: Man Dies at 130, Leaves Behind 290 Grandchildren, 200 Great-grandchildren
By Kaosara Olayemi Oladimeji
Sheikh Adam Tahir, the Chief Imam of Kafanchan Central Mosque in Kaduna, has died.
The late preacher, who was said to be 130 years old, was recognized as Nigeria’s oldest Islamic leader.
Sheikh Tahir reportedly left behind 26 children, 290 grandchildren, and more than 200 great-grandchildren.
Alhaji Muhammad Kassim, the Deputy Chief Imam of Kafanchan, said the great man died on Wednesday evening.
Kassim stated that the late Imam would be missed by Muslim devotees in Kafanchan and its environs since he was a role model for everyone.
Alhaji Muhammad Isa Muhammad II, the Emir of Jema’a, mourned his death, describing it as a “great loss” to the emirate and the people of Kaduna.
His condolence letter was signed by the Traditional Council Secretary, Alhaji Yakubu Isa (Dokajen Jama’a).
Muhammad hailed the deceased, one of the kingmakers in Jema’a, for his contributions.
The traditional ruler prayed God to repose Tahir’s soul and grant him Jannah Firdaus.