Pictures of Annual maulidin / a protest march at Kurna, Rijiyan Lemo and Bachirawa of Kano State

By Muhammad Isa Ahmad

The annual mauludin Nabiy (SAW) marked with a colorful marched pass in Kurna, Rijiyar Lemo and Bachirawa residential neighborhood by Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria was held on Saturday 21st Rabiul Auwal 1437 (2/1/2016). Participant at the maulud celebration holding colorful flags and vibrant maulidin Nabiy (SAW) slogans calling for unity amongst Muslims pass through the main streets of the neighborhood.

This year’s maulud march pass was combined with a protest march against the detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Shaikh Ibraheem Yaquob El Zakzaky (H) and some of his followers, killing of innocent members of the movement, destruction of their properties and other forms of atrocities. Many resident expressed their solidarity with members of the Islamic movement after coming to know the extent of atrocities and calling for the immediate release of Shaikh Zakzaky (H) and his followers.

Malam Imam Yaquob made a closing speech after the march extending thanks to Allah (T), having successfully holding the yearly mauludin Nabiy (SAW) march pass and congratulated the community on the occasion of maulidin Nabiy (SAW). He also used the occasion to call for the unconditional release of Shaikh Zakzaky (H) and his followers with the other demand of the Islamic movement in Nigeria after the December 12-13 massacre and atrocities. Mal Imam also reiterated that fact that insha Allah members will always demand for justice to be done and remain steadfast along this very path.

He also reminded those in authority that think they are capable of wiping out the movement with gun fire get to know its impossible to wipe out an ideology through the use of force and the use of weaponry. The annual maulud celebration came to an end with a closing prayers around 1.00pm.

By Muhammad Isa Ahmad.