By Abdullahi Isah Wasagu
During the annual Qur'anic graduation held by Madarasatu Ahlul Baytil Rasul, located at Miyyati Allah, H/Rigasa Kaduna on Sunday, 2/4/2017, under the Islamic Movement in Nigeria leads by his eminence Sayyid Ibraheem Yaqoub El-Zakzaky, Ameer of Sokoto Sheikh Kasim Umar Sokoto was the guest speaker.
The scholar speaks at length on the glorious Qur'an at the podium. He described the Holy Qur'an as the most greatest miracle revealed to the Holy Prophet(pbuh &hf). The speaker enumerated some miracles of the Holy Qur'an among which include capability to learn by heart, by children of younger ages.
Sheikh Kasim Umar also mentioned some spiritual lessons of the Holy Qur'an. He explained that one of the benefits of its frequent recitation is God's protection against devil and enemies. According to a tradition as cited by the speaker, "A child at younger age that grows as a Qur'anic warm would be instilled with its spiritual lessons.
The Holy Qur'an is a master of revealed scriptures that more of its contextual meanings would be expounded when the Imam of the era(A.T.F) re-emerges. Moreso, more unfounded scientific knowledge would be furnished after his emergence, as the appropriate channels of knowledge and guidance which were the progeny of the Holy Prophet had been discarded by the Ummah.
The speaker called on the entire parents, followers of Sayyid Zakzaky(H) to put more efforts on giving their
children sound and qualitative education , particularly memorization of the Holy Qur'an at the initial stage and consequent provision of other parts of Islamic knowledge under the path of 12 infallible.
Speaking on the 19 graduants that successfully reeled of the Holy Qur'an, Sheikh Kasim Umar called on them to strictly adhered to the teachings of the Holy Qur'an learnt during their lessons. He also admonished them to hold tight to the path of their leader Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky, as they bag their Qur'anic certificate(Shahada) is one of the aims and target of the Islamic Movement leads by Sayyid Zakzaky to produce God-fearing community.
On continued illegal detention of Sayyid Zakzaky, the speaker dare passed an optimistic message to the perpetrators of deadly Zaria massacre and their stooges that, Islamic Movement in Nigeria could not ever be able to be suppressed, as it was peacefully established for over 34 years. The Movement had been conducting its Islamic activities according to constitutional rights as been enjoined by every citizen in Nigeria. The Movement had for over 34 years never resorted to arms or violence. And no individual or entity that could stir up the Movement into violence or terrorism. It is a Movement that has aims and objectives upon which it was established. He further called on the entire brothers and sisters of the Movement to remain in line with the leadership of the Movement and to put more efforts towards continued organization of all its Islamic activities till actualization of its dream.
At the end of his aspiring speech, Sheikh Kasim Umar Sokoto re-consorts the attendants to intensify on their worship and supplications, as the revered leader Sheikh Zakzaky would soon be freed from illegal detention which was nothing but contempt of court and infringement of constitutional laws and obvious violation of Rights.
Guests and dignitaries from within and outside the fold of the Movement among hundreds of brothers and sisters in attendance include Pastor Yohanna Buru, Alhaji Musa Gashash, Engineer Dr. Abdulsalam, Sayyid Fasihul lisan, co-ordinator Kaduna zone Sheikh Aliyu Turlidhi, other traditional rulers among others.