He passed away in a hospital in Lebanon, his hometown at the age of 78 and left behind a wife and five children
The source added that late Fadlallah had suffered renal failure for some time and has been on dialysis.
The remains of Tahir, who had naturalized as a Nigerian is expected to arrive in Kano state from Beirut, Lebanonon Saturday for burial by 3 pm according to Islamic rights at the Lebanese cemetery in the ancient commercial city of Kano state.
According to Garba Shehu, Spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday on his Instagram page, Tahir died in Beirut, Lebanon on Friday morning,
“We have lost Tahir. May Allah grant him Aljannah,” said Garba Shehu.
Senator Shehu Sani also wrote on his Twitter account confirming the death of the industrialist cum philanthropist
Recall that, during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Kano, he was flown to Lebanon in air ambulance over suspected coronavirus complications.