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|Islamic Movement Commemorates Imam Ali(AS)'s
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the Leaderhip of Sheik Ibraheem Zakzaky commemorates the birthday anniversary of Commander of the faithful Imam Ali bn Abi Talib(AS) at Baqiyyatullah Husainiyyah on Tuesday the 13th of Rajab 1432(14/6/2011).
The programme was attended by thousands of Muslims who listened to the inspiring lecture of Sheikh Zakzaky(H). Speaking on the merit of Imam Ali(AS) the leader said his many titles and status were covered up by the his enemies who usurped his right to succesorship after the demise of the Prophet .
The Leader also spoke on Imam miraculous birth inside the Ka'bah, which he said it was the first and last ever adding that he is the person whose lovers suffered so much in hands of his enemies who ruled over Muslims at different era.
Imam Ali was a constant companion of the holy Prophet at all time-since his birth, childhood and youth, and this is among the outstanding merits of Imam Ali which known can ever claim, added Sheikh.
Sheikh Zakzaky further said that Imam Ali was the one who save Islam during various battles like Badr, Uhud, Ahzab etc in which the sole aim of the Quraish was to kill the Prophet and to extinguish the light of Islam altogether.
Various issues were discussed during the lecture by the Sheikh. Earlier poems were recited in praise of Imam Ali (AS) by the Ittihaadush Shura'a of the Islamic Movement.
At the end of the programme a closing prayer were recited by Leader while reminding Muslims of acts of worship recommended in the holy month of Rajab.