Hisbullah organises Iftar
Thursday, August 16, 2012
(Allah’s army), an Islamic association based Lamin village, Kombo North
District of the West Coast Region, on Saturday held an Iftar (fast breaking
ceremony) in the village’s central mosque.
Speaking at the ceremony, the guest speaker, Ebrima Jobe, a prominent Gambian scholar, spoke on the concept of ‘Bidaha’ and the respect for elders. He said children should have respect for their elders, that it is stated in the Holy Quran that children should have respect for their parents at home and their neighbours in the community.
For his part, Sulayman Ceesay, the president of the Association, said the Association was founded in the community and is geared towards promoting Islam especially among people in the vicinity. The Association, he informed embarks on a weekly ‘Dawah’ on Islam.
The secretary of the Association, Edrissa Sallah, disclosed that the main source of funding of the Association is through monthly contribution and donations from outsiders in the name of Allah. Oustass Ebrima Jarju of Lamin, also a prominent preacher at the City Limits Radio, also spoke at the ceremony.
Hisbullah Islamic Association is an association that seeks to remind Muslims about the words of Allah in the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW). The Association was formed in October 2009, with the aim to help spread messages in the Holy Quran and ahadith, to foster good relationship among the youth, and others.
Author: Rohey Jallow & Gibbi Sallah