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In Sierra Leone, Nafaya Kabbah Laid to Rest
By Bampia Bundu
Nov 26, 2010, 17:08
Alhaji Abdul Rahman Kabbah, popularly known as Nafaya Kabbah, who passed away peacefully on 24thÂ November 2010 at his Elk Street residence in Freetown, has been laid to rest at the Kissy Road Cemetery, following a well attended funeral ceremony held at the Madingo Mosque, Mountain Cut, Freetown.
The burial ceremony on Thursday 25thÂ November 2010 attracted several dignitaries from all walks of life and they include former President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, erstwhile Minister of Education Science and Technology who doubles as one of the flagbearer aspirants of the SLPP Dr. Alpha Tejan Wurie, former Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources Alhaji Swarray Deen, SLPP flagbearer aspirant Osman Boie Kamara, Alhaji Kanja Sesay, SLPP National Chairman John Oponjo Benjamin, SLPP flagbearer aspirant Momodu Koroma, Publisher Awareness Times Newspaper Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, General Manager African Minerals Moseray Fadika, chiefs of the Mandingoes, Fullahs and Susus, members of the Fullah Town Jammah, United Council of Imams, Fourah Bay Jammah, pupils of Ahymadiyya and Muslim Congress schools, plus several others.
|Final prayers at the Madingo Mosque|
At the residence of the deceased, SLPP National Imam Sheik Fomba described the late man as a strong member of the party, noting that he dedicated most of his time supporting the SLPP.
He pointed out that Nafaya Kabbah was once a national trustee member of the party, adding that he was also very instrumental in ensuring the progress of indigenous business.
Sheik Fomba called on family members to accept the occurrence as the will of God, whilst noting that the death of Nafaya is irreparable to the SLPP.
|Former President Kabbah joined hundreds of mourners to pay last respect to Nafaya Kabbah|