As Abwaan Singub Passes On So has a Legend Fallen.
We are saddened to announce the death of the renowned Somali poet and freedom fighter Mohamud Abdullahi Isse Singub. The 84 year old legend who was ailing for sometime in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, where he was the head of the council of Somali Artists has passed on earlier today. Abwaan Singub was a man of many talents; a cultural icon, a gifted poet, a freedom fighter and a philosopher film maker who has changed the thoughts of many through his films and poems. He was unique in many ways and his death that coincided with the death of a great martyr, President Morsi of Egypt leaves a huge hole difficult to fill.
More on the lives and times of the legend to follow as NFD DISPATCH sends sincere condolence to his family, relatives and the Somali nation. May the Almighty Allah reward him with Paradise.