Friday night at The Muslim Center in Detroit, Muslims from various communities came to pay their respects to the late Shaykh Hassan Cisse, who passed on Wednesday night in Senegal.
After the funeral prayer that was held after the Friday prayer, various leaders spoke about the works of Shaykh Cisse. Shaykh Cisse was given the key to a number of cities including Detroit, by the way.
Brothers and sisters, who are African-American, Gambian, Iraqi and Senegalese attended. Besides followers of Shaykh Cisse from the Tijani tariqah, members of the Mouride tariqah, the Qadiri tariqah and students of Imam Warith Deen (WD) Mohammed paid their respects. Shaykh Ahmed TIjiani Ben Omar was also in attendance.
Imam Salim Joseph presided over the events including Qur’an reading, dhikr al-Jumu’ah, wazeefa and urging the Muslims to read Qur’an and make du’a during laylah an-nisf, the 15th of Sha’ban.