Ahmed Sheikh Ali (Heelaale) Passes on

Ahmed Sheikh Ali (Heelaale) Passes on

Inalilahi Waina Ileyhi Raajicun.

Poet Ahmed Sheikh Ali popularly know us Heelaale has passed on today in Mogadishu. He died after a long struggle with cancer.

Aged 54 he was born to a businessman and a housewife in the town of Qari Joqot of Somali State of Ogadenia. He began the art of  poetry when he was 8 years old. A super linguist who mastered the rich Somali language. he was a well-known poet among the Somali speaking nations. He leaves behind a wife and 10 children.

We at NFD Dispatch send our condolences to his family and friends and ask the Almighty to forgive him and reward him with Paradise.