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Arbaeen Trek- Funtua axis in colorful take off/pics

By Bello Hamza
The annual Arba’een symbolic trek to Hussainyyah Baqiyatullah Zaria in honor of Imam Hussain (AS) the grandson of the Holy Prophet (S) has took off successfully from the Funtua axis, the Zone comprises Brothers and Sisters of the Islamic Movement from Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi States, also among the contingent are mourners from the neighboring Niger Republic. 

Speaking just before the start of the 84 kilometer journey the Amir of the Sokoto zone of the Islamic Movement Sheikh Qaseem Umar Sokoto Urged brothers and Sisters embarking on this religious trek to always be security conscious and always abide by the rules and regulations set by the officials so that we can have a smooth journey.

Other highlights in this years trek from the Funtua Zone include thousands of Bothers and Sisters of the Islamic Movement under the leadership of His eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) the Niger Republic they were led by Sheikh Saleh Lazare Yamai. Below are some pictures of the mourners before reaching their first resting point at Tudun Iya.

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

 

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trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

trek day 1 funtua axis,

pictures by Muhammad Isa Ahmad