By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari mourns the death of Tahir Fadlallah, a prominent businessman, sports promoter and President, Lebanese Community in Kano.
The body of the deceased, who died after a protracted illness in Beirut, Lebanon, is due in Kano for burial on Saturday.
The President’s condolences were contained in a statement released by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu via his twitter handle on Saturday.
The President, who was informed of the incident, expressed the sadness of his family and that of the nation on the demise of Tahir, saying that the businessman and manufacturer, known to employ hundreds of workers in the many businesses he ran, was “greatly respected and admired”
President Buhari prayed to Allah for the repose of his soul and strength and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear the loss.
In his lifetime, Tahir had associated very closely with political and traditional authorities, dedicating a lot of his resources to philanthropy and the promotion of sports. He owned and managed the budding football club, “Tahir Babes” in Kano.