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Why we organize Sallah Feast – Sheikh Zakzaky

By Ibrahim Usman
“Obviously we are here to eat and exchange friendship pleasantries as part of Eid celebration, but beyond the food lies a significant message of unity and genuine understanding of each other”.

This was the statement by His Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Yaqoub Zakzaky (H) during an interview with Press TV at the fifth edition of Sallah Feast organized by the Resource Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.

Sheikh Zakzaky said, the feast was aimed at breaking the artificial barrier created between the people and the Islamic Movement, saying that the occasion had poster more understanding and relationship across all segments of the society.

“Through the event one hears first- hand information, and hearsay. It is also an avenue for interaction with people from different religious beliefs to ensure harmony in the society”, said Sheikh Zakzaky.

The Leader further said, the occasion had recorded success in view of the number of people who honour the invitation over the years and the cordial relationship that exists as a result.

Personalities at the occasion included Evangelist Musa D, Misal, Chairman of  Youths  Wing of Christians Association of Nigeria North East, Gombe State, Pastor Gayus Iswa Mahdi of ECWA Church, Gombe State, Pastor Yohanna Buru from Kaduna and  Pastor John Ayuba Duchi, CAN Soba Local Government branch.