Shiite to hold Qud’s Day across 24 cities in Nigeria today

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has said that preparation to hold the Qud’s Day today across 24 cities in the country, had been concluded.

The Qud’s Day is held every last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan by the Shiites throughout the world to sympathise with the people of the Palestine.

This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna, and signed by the spokesman of the movement, Ibrahim Musa.

The statement noted that this year’s event will hold today 26 Ramadan, 1437 equivalent to July 1, 2016.

“IMN hereby calls on all people of conscience to join in commemorating this annual event by leading a voice to the oppressed people of the Palestine,while condemning the Israel atrocities on them.

The statement added that the day is commemorated based on conscience and not religious consideration as victims of Zionism and illegal occupation of palatine included Muslims and Christians alike.

Moreover, pro-palestine protest and marches such as this are organised in all parts of the world including Europe and America to mark the International Qud’s Day.