Before he died, Sheikh Ali Jaber had given a message to his children to keep praying.
“Keep prayers together with your mama,” said Alhasan Ali Jaber, Ali Jaber’s son when he was met at the funeral home in Monjok Kelurahan, Mataram City, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) on Thursday, January 14, 2021.
Alhasan is the first of three children from Nadia Salim.
Alhasan said, during his lifetime, Sheikh Ali Jaber always taught his children not to leave prayers.
Alhasan said the family in Lombok heard the sad news at 09.30 am, local time.
During his lifetime, Sheikh Ali Jaber had a message that if he died, he wanted to be buried in Lombok.
Regarding this, Alhasan said that all families are still waiting for news from Jakarta.
Alhasan said the last contact with his father was before going to the ICU.
Based on Kompas.com observation, several relatives and mourners were seen arriving at the funeral home to convey their condolences.
Previously it was reported that the preacher Syekh Ali Jaber died at Yarsi Cempaka Putih Hospital, Central Jakarta, on Thursday, January 14, 2021.
Despite being exposed to Covid-19, Sheikh Ali Jaber was declared negative for Covid-19 before he died. This was conveyed by Ustaz Yusuf Mansur. “It is in a negative state of Covid-19,” said Yusuf Mansur via his @yusufmansurnew Instagram account, Thursday (14/1/2021).
Yusuf Mansur said Ali Jaber had been hospitalized for 16 days using a ventilator. Then, Ali Jaber was critical on Wednesday night.