By Shuaibu I. Ahmad
In the series of lectures oulined to be presented the Imam Week, Malam Abubakar Abdullahi Sokoto and Shaikh Muktar Sahabi Kaduna on the first day delivered a comprehensive lecture on ‘Lessons derived from the struggle of Imam Khomeni and the renown Islamic revivalist in Africa Shehu Usman bn Fodiyo’ .
The programme took place at Husaniyyah Baqiyyatullah Zaria.
Malam Abubakar Abdulahi Sokoto made emphasis on how Imam Khomeini faced a lot of obstacles in the course of his struggle both internally and externally. He also point out that facing obstacle and threats in the course of Allah (T) is a tradition in which all prophets of Allah faced.
He brough out vital points that linked the struggle of Shehu bn Fodiyo and Imam Khomeini .
Malam Abubakar Abdullahi urged all beleivers to abide by the teachings of Imam Khomeini and Shehu bn Fodiyo because it is the real teaching of the Noble Prophet of Islam Muhammd (S).
According to him, Africans have no excuse not to follow the examplary and just ledership of Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky(H), describing Shaikh Zakzaky and his call as the ultimate guide to success here in this world and in the next world.
He further said Shaikh Zakzaky faced a lot of threats and he is still facing from enemies of ALLAH, whom he also described as enemies of peace and humanity.
The scholar then called on all and sundry to support the cause of Shaikh Zakzaky, adding that support to this noble cause is support to the cause of Allah that attracts reward beyond imagination in the Sight of Allah.
In his lecture, Malam Muktar Sahabi gave some analysis on what true leadership entails, and described Shaikh Zakzaky as the true son of Imam Khomeni in all aspects
he also described Shaikh Zakzaky as the only hope for this Century, in view of his examplary leadershi and call, typical of Imam Komeini and Shehu Dan Fodiyo.