By Abdullahi Isah Wasagu
On Wednesday 15th of Shahru Ramadan, 1436, Kaduna zone of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the guardianship of his eminence Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky organized a spectacular birth Day celebration of the second infallible, Imam Hasan al-Mujtabah(a.s).
The guest speaker, Sheikh Abubakar Maina explained at length the immaculate life of the Imam. He began by expressing gratitude to the Allah(T) for the blessing granted for the Month of Sha’aban and Ramadan. Allah(T) sent Angel Gabriel(a.s) to order Prophet Muhammad(pbuh & hf) to marry light to light, meaning to marry Sayyidah Zahara(s.a) to Imam Ali(a.s). The conception of the infallible Imam witnessed on Zulhijjah and the glorious birth took place on 15th of Ramadan.
He further explained that at his birth, Allah(T) sent Angel Gabriel again to convey the message of Allah(T) rejoicing the family of the Prophet over his birth. The Angel ordered the Prophet(pbuh & hf) to named the blessed baby Shubar as selected by Allah the Most High.
He explained the affection of the Imam with his grand father, the Holy Prophet. He used to kissed the Imam at his lips implying that he will be killed through poising by Ja’adah.
Sheikh Maina also explained many aspect of the Imam. His God Consciousness, mysticism, gratitude, faith in Allah and his endurance.
In his comment, the zonal Ameer Sheikh Mukhtar Sahabi expatiated on the tribulations experienced by the Imam. He acknowledged that the Imam suffered from the hostility of Banu Umayyah more than his fraternal brother Imam Husain(a.s).
At the end, Sheikh Mukhtar Sahabi also sensitized on the current Holy Month of Ramadan and therefore, called on the necessity of reduction of market prices so as to earn blessings of Allah. The event rounded up at about 11:00 p.m. of the night.