1ST DAY OF THE ANNUAL UNITY WEEK
Today 12th Rabi’ul Awwal 1432 H (24th January 2013) marks the the first day of the annual unity week held by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria which usually takes place from the 12th- 17th of Rabi’ul Awwal to celebrate the Maulud of the prophet (S.A.W), scholars from different Islamic sects are usually invited to the event to deliver speeches about different topics that would contribute to the unity of the Islamic ummah.
The event started at about 3:30-4:00 pm, the opening prayer was said and some members of the union of poets of the Islamic Movement presented some songs.
The event was chaired by Dr. Abdullahi Danladi, He began with a brief introduction of the programme and then introduced the first speaker, Sheikh Aliyu Ladan who delivered a speech on the obligation of the unity of the muslim ummah, followed by the second speaker Ustaz Mas’ud Yunus who also spoke about the same topic.
Sayyeed Zakzaky (H) made a brief comment regarding the unity week and the obligation of the unity of the muslim ummah, which marked the end of the evening session.
The isha’ain where lead by Sayyeed Zakzaky followed by iftar.