Reports reaching our news desk indicate that Ahmed died on Friday morning, April 9, after collapsing.
At the time of publishing, it was not clear what could have led to the Kamukunji parliamentary aspirant’s death.
The deceased, who was also the Deputy Secretary-General of the Jamia Mosque, will be laid rest later today (Friday) in line with Muslim traditions.
Condolence messages have streamed in for the fallen politician, with many terming him as an active and honest leader.
“Terribly heart broken by the sad news of my brother ‘s demise. We share a WhatsApp group where our friend was active up till 9.30pm or so. Didn’t know he may have been unwell. Always very active, frank in expressing self, friendly. May your Soul find Peace, Ndugu!” Silas Jakakimba stated.
“A good Muslim. A community leader. A brother. My friend. My Allah grant Ibrahim Ahmed (Johnny) Jannah. We spoke 2 days ago. He was doing very well. His usual positive vibe,” Eastleigh businessman Ahmed Mohamed noted.