Ismael Porgo (1905? - fl. 4 June 2018) was a Burkinese supercentenarian claimant.

Biography

Ismael Porgo claimed that he was born in Burkina Faso in 1905. He took Islamic education and began his tabligh activities in 1945. He claimed that he was one of the students of Sheikh Ebubekir Evvel, the spritiual leader of Tijani Tariqa. Ismael Porgo was last reported to be alive in 4 June 2018 when he lived in his home village near Nango, Burkina Faso at the claimed age of 113 years[1][2]. If his age is true, he could have been oldest known man ever from Burkina Faso.

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