By M.A. Egge
The Head of State H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi led multitudes of mourners in paying respects and attending the burial of the late prominent businessman eminent philanthropist Ahmed Dahir Omar Bahsane who was laid to rest in the city of Hargeisa on Wednesday 27th Dec 2023.
The late Bahsane was one of the famous businessmen of Somaliland. Apart from the president, members of the cabinet, politicians, top nation’s, businessmen, scholars, ad multitude of mourners joined the family members and relatives of the deceased in sending him off and condoling with them.
The death of the late businessman Ahmed Dahir Omar (Bahsane), was condoled by various national leaders of Somaliland, including the President of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, and the chairman of the UCID party, Eng. Faisal Ali Warabe, various politicians, traditional leaders, and eminent personalities.
The president of Somaliland described the deceased as a philanthropist businessman who left a big gap which will be missed by the country and the people.
He also played an important role in the reconstruction and pacification of the country and was one of the people who believed in their country and invested heavily within it.
The late Bahsane contributed a lot to charity causes, building mosques and madrasas and helping the poor magnanimously.
The President prays to God to shower mercy on the deceased, and prayed for his next of kin to have stronger faith in the trying moment.
On the other hand, the chairman of the UCID party, Eng. Faisal Ali Warabe, who also sent his condolences to the late Bahsane businessman, described him as a businessman who brought a lot of hardship to the country and the people, and he was a pious person and a philanthropist.
Also, the presidential candidate of WADANI party, Abdirahman Mohamed Abdillahi (Irro), also sent a condolence message to the deceased businessman, Bahsane, and described the deceased as a great pillar of in the country, especially in the business community.
All mourners stated their admiration to the deceased a philanthropist without peer in the country.