By Abdulmumin Giwa
Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria participating in this year’s Annual Arba’een trek to the shrine of Imam Hussain AS have arrived Karbala after trekking from Najaf for three days.
The trekking commenced as usual from the city of Najaf along which people from various countries and of various nationalities participate in the event.
The grand event is going to commence on Friday the 10th of November which is the fortieth day remembrance of imam Hussain AS, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad SAWA.
Meanwhile the three days trekking was successful and pleasing as it was peacefully enjoyed by the participants with the expression of love and brotherhood.
Speaking to pressmen on the Arba’een trek, Professor Tahir Yahya of Bayero University Kano, also a participant expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the event and explained that this is the bane of unity and respect to the Household of Prophet Muhammad SAWA.
There were other prominent members of the IMN present at the event this year among the estimated 25 million participants this year.