Monday, October 23, 2017
Home
SISTERS FORUM OF THE IMN REMEMBERS ZARIA DECEMBER 12-15TH 2015 MASSACRE PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 01 January 2017 09:24

By Muhammad Isa Ahmad
Tears roll down as people listended to an eye witness account of the Nigerian military atrocities in Zaria from Dec 12 -15m 2015. Malama Jummai Karofi an eye witness of the Zaria massacre, was  injured and still nursing gun bullets, is also a mother of five children who were also martyred by the ruthless and brutal Nigerian soldiers during the massacre.

 She narrated her experence, being special guest speaker at the occasion organsed by Sisters forum of the IMN to mark Zaria massacre remembrance day at Markazul Islamiy center Kano, Nigeria on Thursday 29th Rabiul Auwal, 1438 (29th December 2016).

As people listened to her speech tears roll down with grieve. They promise to  remain resolute to this noble path of Islam as they echoed 'LABBAIKA YA ZAKZAKY!!! FREE, FREE ZAKZAKY!!!'

She narrated that "No words can explain the brutality of the  Nigerian army in Zaria on 12-15th December, 2015. The Nigerian soldiers carried out a massacre for 3 consecutive days. It was learnt that the army wanted to do the operation in just two hours to clear off Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) and his followers from Nigerian history, however, it took them days." Malama Jummai said the lessons form the Massacre are many.

Malama Jummai narrated how Shaikh Zakzaky (H) really has shown what and who truly is a leader, a leader who stood with his followers to face all foms of torment faced by them, never flee despite pleas from his followers to leave his house that is under heavy artillery attack.

The resolute, courage, steadfastness and resistance shown by Shaikh Zakzaky’s followers especially youths that were armless stood in defense of their leader who were under heavy artillery attack, never back out to leave there leader with the soldiers to reach Shaikh Zakzaky (H) until all healthy followers were either killed or remained helpless.

The operation was also planned with contingent of army personnels who  never knew Gyellesu aea, conducting their operation using security agents hiding under the cover of Shaikh Zakzaky (H)'s followers to divert their attention while approaching their target with various forms of carnage. Heavy machine guns were used, firing indiscriminately that even brought down walls of buildings and later went to shoot on the heads of any surviving followers they could spot.

Barrister Haruna Magashi was also a guest speaker at the occasion brief the gathering on the status of the legal proceedings in the various courts on the Zaria massacre in Kaduna, Abuja and that of the Arbaeen Trek clamp down in Kano.

In the concluding remembrance day, Mal Sunusi AdulKadir Koki a special guest at the occasion boast the morale of all that choose to remain steadfast in the path of Allah, Our guide our Noble Prophet have shown to us what remaining resolute on the path of Allah entails, calling on us to continue with our activities, program and struggles and resist all forms of oppression and tyranny.

Earlier on in the programme Hakima Shaheed Muhammad M Turi read some verses of the Qur’an with Malama Maimuna making an introductory speech welcoming the guest speakers.

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano

zaria massacre marked in kano