Flamboyant ODM politician ,Ibrahim Johnny Ahmed is dead.
Johny who contested for the Kamukunji parliamentary seat is reported to have collapsed on Friday morning.
It was not immediately clear what could have led to the Nairobi politician’s death.
His burial will take place later on today in accordance with Muslim traditions.
The deceased also served as the Deputy Secretary-General of the Jamia Mosque and was hailed as a good muslim.
Condolence messages streamed in with many remembering him for his honesty and dedication to improving the lives of his people which saw him take a stab at leadership both at the community level, parliament and at the Jamia Mosque.
“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 mourned.
“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,” noted Eastleigh businessman Ahmed Mohamed.
“Former ODM Kamkunji Aspirant Hon. Ibrahim Ahmed Johny has passed away this morning. The burial shall take place today at 1pm at the Langata Muslim cemetry.
“May God rest his soul in eternal peace/ Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajuun.” Wrote former Nairovbi governor Mike Sonko.