Former Lagdera MP Abdullahi Sheikh Dahir passes on

Former Lagdera Member of Parliament Hon Abdullahi Sheikh Dahir has passed on.

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Abdullahi Dahir who died Saturday morning served as Lagdera MP from 2002-2007.

His death was announced by Garissa MP Aden Duale through his Twitter handle.

“He was great leader, friend, prominent community elder,” said Adan Duale.

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According to the Garissa MP, his jaanaza prayers will be held at Masjid Nur and burial at Langata Muslim Cementary, Nairobi County. He was a prominent Muslim leader and respectable Somali elder that the community and Garissa, in particular, will forever miss his guidance.

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In a series of tweets, Duale mourned the late MP as a man who advocated for peace and harmony among communities during his leadership.

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“He was a man who advocated for peace and harmony among communities during his leadership,” MP Duale said.

“May Almighty Allah dwell him in Jannatul firdowas and grant his family patience,” he added.

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This week, former Kilifi South Member of Parliament Mustafa Iddi has passed on aged 50-years.

The late Mustafa Iddi died at the Premier Hospital early Wednesday morning after a short illness. Close relatives attributed the cause of the former journalist’s death to pneumonia.

Until his death, Mustafa was chairperson of the Coast Water Works Development Agency.


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