By – Praise Udugba
Somalia-born US congresswoman Ilhan Omar has announced that he father, Nur Mohamed, has died as a result of the coronavirus.
“It is with tremendous sadness and pain to say goodbye to my father, Nur Omar Mohamed,” Omar tweeted. “No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew and loved him.”
Omar and her father arrived in the US as refugees in 1995, during Somalia’s civil war.