Dateline: January 28, 1998
Tarig Abubakar Ahmed: Feb 4, 1963 - Jan 28, 1998
It is with the greatest regret and the deepest sadness that Amok Artist Agency is to
announce the passing of Tarig Abubakar Ahmed due to a tragic automobile
accident in his homeland Sudan. Tarig, a man of great musical ability and genuine
kindness was the band leader of the best traveled African band Canada has ever
seen, the AfroNubians. They had taken their musical talents across
Canada 4 times, released 3 cds and just recently completed their much anticipated
music video, Hobey Laik. Tarig was a man of strength and determination, having
arrived in Canada virtually penniless he had become his new country's leading world
music bandleader. People of many origins had grown to love his band. He had
entertained and touched people in his own special way.
Tarig preached peace and harmony in his lyrics and his melodies produced smiles.
This is what he wanted most, to see people of all races, together, dancing as one.
May his philosophies live on.