The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu yesterday led the family, friends as well as the islamic ummah in a jannazah prayer for Hajia Kande Sulley, mother of former Black Stars Midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari. The prayer, meant to seek the mercies of Allah for the departed soul started around midday and got completed before the deceased was laid to rest at Akyem Tafo in the Eastern region. Sulley Muntari, famous footballer son of the deceased also joined the Jannazah, a key tradition for Muslims in the preparations of their dead for burial.
The National Chief Imam as part of the burial rites also led the attendants at the funeral to commiserate with the family of the deceased, praying for patience on their part to accept their loss whilst also praying for peaceful rest for Hajia Kande. In a sermon, he admonished the patrons to be of good conduct in preparation for when they will meet their Lord, saying death was the ultimate end for all mankind.
Hajia Sulley Kande, a resident of Konongo in the Ashanti Region until her demise late Sunday[May 30] was known to be in a long battle with an unknown illness. She was also the Mother of Sulley Ali Sariki Muniru, former Kotoko player who now plies his trade as a midfielder for Belarusian to flight FK Minsk.
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