Reverend Yohanna Buru Speak at the Second Day of Ashura Mourning Gathering in Kaduna

By Muhammad Ibraheem Zuru

At the on-going Ashura mourning gathering across Nigerian towns and cities, today in Kaduna the gathering was blessed with three guest speakers, Malam Isma'il Shu'aib, a student from Islamic Republic of Iran, Malam Mukhtar Abdullahi Kazaure, a scholar from Sufi order, and Pastor Reverend Yohanna Buru of evangelical church Sabon Tasha, Kaduna.

When speaking, reverend Yohanna Buru advised faithful brothers and sisters to re-exercise patience and intensify on their supplications for the release of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky(H). According to him, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky is on the path of trial, therefore, there is no wat he could be escaped from tial and tribulations.

Disciples of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky are faction of followers moving on a path thought Sheilh Ibraheem Zakaky, and strongly believe they set of Islamic devotees thar could avert from this path thought by the revered leader. There I am admonishing you to continue exercising patience and keep burning the mid-night oil for your revered leader. He shall soon be freed by by the tyrants detaining him.

"I do attend your mourning gathering every year. But the stuation of this years gathering is quite different from the previous ones, as the leader of this Movement is been on detention for over 9 months without trial. This critical condition could ever not make feel dejected on the course of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and could not make to betray Sheikh Zakzaky. I am cartegorically reteraiting that, accusation, hetred, turture, differences in religion and ethnic gruop could not make me to betray Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky." Sheid Reverend Buru.

In his speech, the second speaker, Malam Mukhtar Abdullahi Kazaure advised the mourners to hold strictly the path of Imam Husain(a.s). He said, "Imam Husain stood firm fulfuling all injunctions stipulated by Allah (The Most High) and this made him rise and stood firm agaist injustice and tyranny. He also accounted some lessons thought by Imam Hassan (a.s) which served as a model for the followers of 12 infallible Imams.

Highlight of the second day gathering include drama pepicting how Imam Hasan (a.s) was poisoned by Mu'awiya Ibn Abu Sufyan and the sermon of Imam Hassan (a.s) to younger brother, Aba Abdullahil Husain. Below are some captions taken during the gathering.