Arba'een TreK from Kaduna Axis

How planned attack was averted
By Abdullahi Isa Wasagu
On the second day of the Arba'een symbolic trek from Kaduna axis, the
trek diverted to avoid the Jaji Military Cantonment, following
security report of planned attack on the mass trek.

In his address during a brief stop-over at , Ameer of Kaduna Malam
Mukhtar Sahabi said, the diversion was as a result of a security
report that security operatives had planned massacre on the mass trek
as it reaches the Jaji Military Cantonment.

He recalled the security report by His Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem
Zakzaky that a certain man popularly called "Chief" was used as a
front, who stockpiled arms in a particular shop meant to be used on
the trekkers.

He further explained how before the trek some military generals were
seen surveying the route of the trek and exhibiting suspicious

Malam Mukhtar Sahabi also said, there was another security report that
some soldiers were lying down under a bridge, with sole intent of
laying ambush on the trekkers.

Two days to the beginning of the trek, he further stated, a trailer
carrying soft drinks had an accident close to the Jaji Military
Cantonment, and that when there was an attempt to haul the vehicle
away from the scene the soldiers insisted that the vehicle remain at
the spot.

He said, the insistence on the vehicle to remain on the spot was a
plan to use the vehicle as a cover or launching pad to launch attack
on the mass trek.

He therefore called on the people to be steadfast and intensify prayers.
Malama Zeenat visits Funtua Axis, as Arba'een Trek enters second day
By Bello Hamza

On the second day of the Arba'een symbolic trek from Funtua axis
Malama Zeenat Ibraheem has visited the brothers and sisters at Giwa
town and distributed assorted food.

She had earlier visited the contingent coming from the Kano axis.

Malam AbdulHamid Bello also joined the trekkers just before the
trekkers entered Giwa town where they stayed for Asr and Zuhr prayers.

The Arbaeen trek is so far going on smoothly without any major incidents.

Ibrahim Usman