She lived for an additional 47 years.
The family called him to their home in a small village to help cleanse the house of evil spirits, and they requested that he perform a healing ceremony.
A day before his funeral, his family members knew there was something wrong with the body and even mentioned it to the funeral director.
After finding no heartbeat, the doctors proclaimed Hays dead, and after three days, he was buried underneath the ground.
When his sister and other relatives returned to look for him a few days later, they discovered brave little Ibrahim because of the flies that were swarming around his head, which had become exposed, leaving the rest of his body still buried under the sandy soil.
She appeared a few minutes later, however, and the ministers agreed to dig up the coffin so that she might see Essie one last time.