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Fadlallah, Tahir Guest Palace, Kano owner is dead

Tahir Fadlallah, owner of the popular Tahir Guest Palace in Kano, has passed on.

The 74-year-old billionaire died Friday morning in Beirut, capital of Lebanon.

He was admitted to Clemenceau Medical Center in Beirut a fortnight ago and was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) until death.

Fadlallah was flown from Kano to Beirut on April 23, 2020, after contracting COVID-19.

The industrialist moved to Nigeria at a young age, with his parents. He is survived by a wife and five children.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, Garba Shehu confirmed his demise in a Facebook post.

“We have lost Tahir. May Allah grant him Aljannah”, the spokesman wrote.

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