By Muhammad Isa Ahmad
The Funeral prayer of Shahid Jafar Ali was led by Sheikh ABdulhameed Bello in Kano on Friday the 14th of Oct 2016. Shaheed Ja’afar was among some Ashura mourners of the IMN working to create a good traffic flow during the Ashura procession but was hacked down with cutlasses by those prepared by the Nigerian security agencies in Kano along Kofar Wambai road, Kano on Wednesday the 10th of Muharram 1438(12/10/16).
Shaheed Ja’afar was buried at the Rijiyar Lemo cemetery. At the funeral Mal Sunusi AbdulKadir Koki described Shaheed Ja’afar as person of good conduct and selfless service who spent most of his time at Kano Husainiyya handling one task or the other. Shaheed Ja’far’s wife delivered a baby boy yesterday and is named Ja’afar after his slain father.
Mal AbdulHameed gave a closing prayers after the burial.
Wife of Shaheed who born a child the following day
Shaheed Jafar the day he was stabbed