Sheikh Abdullahi Fodio Maulid marked in Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria
Shaikh Adamu Tsoho was the special guest speaker at the yearly maulud
celebration of Shehu Abdullahi Fodio (Gwandu) (TR) in Birnin Kebbi the
state capital of Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria on Saturday 12th of March, 2016
with many participant from various cities.
Shaikh Adamu in his speech on the life of Shehu Abdullahi (TR) gave
variously highlights of how he gave an examplanary life emulating the
teaching of Islam and how he dedicated his life in uplifting Islam as
one of the student of the great Islamic reformer Shehu Usman bin Fodio
He discussed the life of Shehu Abdullahi (TR) as a Father, Student and
follower of Shehu Dan Fodio (TR), teacher and administrator drawing
out lessons worthy of emulation.
Shehu Abdullahi (TR) was born on 2nd Jimadal Ula of the Islamic
calendar and his birthday celebration is celebrated by the Resource
forum of the Islamic movement in Gwandu and Birnin Kebbi over the
years and the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, His Eminence
Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) has been the special guest speaker.
This year’s Birnin Kebbi maulud guest speaker have been proposed to be
Shaikh Saleh Lazare from neighboring Niger republic. However with an
evil plot and pretext of the speaker being a Non Nigerian, claiming he
criticize Nigerian president and showered prayers on him at Gwandu
Abdullahi Fodio (TR) (which wasn’t true) by the Friday mosque venue
Imam and a few individual which lead to police arresting three
brothers making preparation for the maulud and invading the venue that
made the change of venue and the programme been held at Fudiyya Birnin
Mal Sani Dan Auta led a team of Ittihadul Shu’arah at the maulud with
beautiful songs and Shaikh Kasim Umar Sokkwato introduced the special
guest and a closing prayer from Dr Isa Mshelgaru marked the end of
this year’s Shehu Abdullahi fodio maulud.
Muhammad Isa Ahmad