(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - The Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly expresses condolence to Sheikh Zakzaky over the martyrdom of a member of the African Shia Islamic Movement 'Muhammad Ali'.
In a letter addressed to his eminence Sheikh Zakzaky, dated 20th of May 2012, signed by its secretary Sheikh Muhammad Hasan Akhtari, the Ahlulbayt World Assembly expressed it condolence to the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, members of the Movement and families of the late member over the passing away of Haj. Muhammad Ali.
They described the member as devoted Servant of God and as a man of virtuous personality who dedicated his life to spreading the teachings of Ahlulbayt(AS) “The news of martyrdom of distinguished cleric Haj Muhammad Ali in Nigeria by Takfirist terrorists caused deep sorrow in our hearts. The late Haj Muhammad Ali was an outstanding follower of Ahlulbayt who spent long years in serving Islam and the Ahlulbayt’s school of thought. He was a devout servant of Allah, a self-purified scholar, and a virtuous personality who dedicated his blessed life to spreading the teachings of Holy Ahlulbayt (as).”
It Letter further reads “The Ahlulbayt World Assembly extends its condolences on the loss of this honorable martyr to Imam Mahdi (Aj.), and then to the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and all African Shiites, especially the esteemed members of his family.”
Martyr Muhammad Ali was murdered in his residence in Kano by unknown gunmen on Friday the 11th of May 2012.