Ashura Procession in Kano, Sunday 1/10/2017
Members of Islamic movement in Nigeria under the leadership of his Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) has today Sunday 10th Muharram 1439 (1/10/2017) joined humanity in marking ASHURA DAY with procession in different towns and cities across the country some of which include Zaria, Sokoto, Kaduna, Potiskum, Katsina, Gombe, Jos, Talatan Mafara, Bauchi, Nguru, Azare, Funtua, Kazaure etc.
In Kano city, the protest march took off in four different locations within the city, The commercial centre of the state known as Bata, Kofar Mata, Murtala Muhammad Hospital junction plying through the traditional city centre of Kurmi market, and Filin Mariya Sunusi Kofar Ruwa.
The mourners mostly dressed in black with banners mourning atrocities of Yazid forces in the plain of Karbala also voiced out songs of the Ashura condermming the tradgedy. They also used the opportunity to call for the immediately, unconditionally release Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) who since December 2016 has been released by Justice Kolawole of Abuja High court.
At the end of the protest march, Mal Sunusi Abdulkadir Koki extended condolences to our Noble Prophet (SAWA) and Ahlul Bait (AS) over the Ashura atrocities and Ayatollah Ali Khamenaei (DZ).
He also drew some lessons Imam Husain (AS) has shown to us, being resolute along this noble path, resisting all form of injustice and oppression, and today we have seen this examplanary life of Imam Husain (AS) shown to us by Sheikh Zakzaky (H), resisting all injustice and oppression and remaining steadfast along the path of Allah.
The protesters call for the immediate release of Sheikh Zakzaky and his followers and reiterated Thier stance in remaining steadfast on the path of Imam Husain (AS). Labbaika Ya Husain.