Imam of Kenya’s largest mosque, Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu, has died

Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu who was the imam of Kenya’s largest mosque passed away on Tuesday morning. He has also served as imam of the Jamia Mosque for 27 years. Here are some aspects related to his life.

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How Did Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu Die?

Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu, the imam of Kenya’s biggest mosque passed away on Tuesday morning.  He worked as imam of the Jamia Mosque for nearly 30 years.  In a statement, the Jamia Mosque Committee of Nairobi has announced that Swalihu, who was born in 1949, passed away in Nairobi after a long battle with cancer. 

His teachings made him famous not only in Kenya but across East Africa. Swalihu also hosted the popular television program Horizons TV which is the leading Islamic channel in the nation of Kenya.  Kenyan President William Ruto sent his condolences to the family and friends of the imam.  “Condolences to the family, friends, and the Jamia Mosque Faithful for the loss of Imam Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu. May Allah grant you comfort in this painful time. Rest In Peace,” Ruto said.

Aden Duale, who has been nominated as the next Kenyan defense minister, said in his condolence statement: “We will dearly miss his religious counsel and pieces of advice.”  Member of Parliament Yusuf Hassan also said he is “deeply saddened to hear the passing of the popular Muslim leader, Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu, the Imam of Nairobi Jamia Mosque.”  Many other Kenyans took to social media platforms such as Twitter to pay their respects and post their condolence messages to the Jamia Mosque fraternity.

Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, What about his father, and mother, where is he from? Early Life Details

Sheikh Swalihu was born in 1949 in Kenya. He is of Kenyan nationality and had an African ethnic background.

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His family and early life could not be found as of now.

Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu Net Worth, How much did he earn?

His net worth figure is under wraps.

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Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu Partner, What about his relationship

Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu’s love life and relationship side of his story has not been disclosed as of now. But we will be updating the details related to it once the reports come up in the future.

Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu Career

Muhammad Swalihu, the imam of Kenya’s biggest mosque passed away on Tuesday morning.  He served as imam of the Jamia Mosque for nearly 30 years. The Islamic community of Kenya is currently mourning for him.

Where he attended his High school and University? What was his major?

He specialized in Fiqh (Islamic Law) and also majored in other Islamic studies such as Hadith, Tawheed, and Seerah. 

His Social Media Reach

Muhammad Swalihu seems to be inactive on the social media sites such as Instagram and Twitter. But he had a Facebook page that had 5K fan followers.

Physical Appearance of Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Eye colorNot Available
WeightNot Available
Body typeAverage
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu’s should be known

Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusMarried

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