By Usman Gwadabe
A renowned hotelier and industrialist, Tahir Fadlallah, owner of Tahir Guest Palace Hotel in Kano is dead.
He died in Beirut, Lebanon on Friday morning, according to Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday on his Instagram page.
“We have lost Tahir. May Allah grant him Aljannah. This picture was taken shortly after they released him from hospital after months of treatment in Beirut.,” Shehu wrote on Instagram with a picture of himself and Tahir.
The late hotelier, aged 78 left behind a wife and five children.
Until his death, Fadlallah was the chairman of the Lebanese Community in Kano.