By Idris Sulaiman
A kaduna based unity group, under the leadership of Alhaji Ibrahim Gashash paid a honoring visit to the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky (H) at his gyallesu resident, Zaria.
The unity group made the friendly visit on Sunday 5 May 2013, with the intention to promote intimacy between muslims. And for the revered islamic movement's leader to blessed the groups movement, as mentioned by the chairman of the group, Alhaji Gashash.
On 5 june 2013, members of the islamic movement in Nigeria, Kaduna zone, marked the maulud of Sayyada Zahra (SA) specifically for Fudiyya schools children, the program took place at PIXY-DIXY (GALAXY) opposite Sir Kashim Ibraheem house (government house) Kaduna. The program comprises of several event that includes; playing hours, songs, debates, parades and lecture about Sayyada Zahra (SA) among others. The program started with inter-schools debates competition, titled: the rewards for education development, followed by parade by some selected fodiyya schools to entertain guest.
The Sisters Forum in collaboration with the Resource Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria celebrates the birthday of Sayyida Zahra (AS). This was organised in the Main Hall of Abuja National Mosque on Saturday 24th Jumadah Akhir, 1434 AH which was equivalent to 24th May 2013. Malama Zeenatuddeen Ibraheem was the guest lecturer at the occasion.
The programme commenced at about 10:00 am by opening prayer and welcome address delivered by one of the sisters. Beautiful presentation by some students from Fudiyyah School was made before the commencement of the lecture.
The sitting started at about 3:30PM, opened by some poems by some poets followed by a drama presented by the I.M Production. Malama Zeenah Ibraheem presented a speech about the life of Sayyidah Zahra (AS) and the life of Imam Khomeini (QS), and she portrayed both as a symbol of struggle. She concluded by mentioning, we cannot say we love Sayyidah Zahra (AS) and accept to live under oppression because she was a symbol of freedom. Sayyid Zakzaky arrived at about 5:30 and started his speech by praising Allah (SWT), the holy prophet and his holy progeny.
Today 28th April, 2013 (18 jimada Thani 1434) is the 2nd day of celebrating the birth of Sayyidah Zahra (AS) held at Hussainiyya Baqiyyqtullah.
Sayyid Zakzaky(H) spoke on how the holy prophet was honored with the birth Sayyidah Zahra ,were he said the holy prophet was asked to go to an empty house alone while imam Ali(AS) was securing the house to prevent people from entering. The holy prophet spent 40 days fasting, he ate both sahur and iftar form jannah (paradise). When the holy prophet finished and went to his house. It wasn