(Tuesday 15th October 2019 Issue)
Rawdatil Majaalis, in collaboration with all Caliph Generals and Grand-Marabous
across the country, Saturday held their first ever national unity Islamic ‘dua’
event was held at Semega Janneh Memorial hall in Tallinding, under the theme:
Put the Interest of Gambia first, before anything. It was attended by Islamic
scholars from Cassamace, Fatoto and other part of the region.
was marked with prayers for the nation and preaching which was mainly centered
on unity and togetherness among Gambians despite their political affiliations,
geographical locations, and ethnic backgrounds among others.
Rawdatul Majaalis is an Islamic organization formed to re-enforce unification
between the Muslim Ummah in and outside the country. The organization is a
strong pillar and advocate for peace, love and oneness with greater attachment
to the well-being of the Muslim Ummah and humanity in general.
on the event, Imam Abdoulie Kanteh, first vice president gave an in-depth
background of the organization with their core aims - peace and unity and to
follow the right path of the elders. Taking into consideration the method of
teaching and educating their family and as well strengthen the religion of
Islam without allowing external ideology to enter into Islam.
said there is peace in The Gambia, but there is need to maintain the peace,
saying that is one of the reason they gathered the Imams and Caliphs to recite
the Holy Qur’an and pray for the nation and everyone in the country.
Kanteh added that it is only Almighty Allah that knows everything and is the
only one that can offer peace. “So we prayed He should continue to give us
peace and make the country peaceful for all because Gambia is one and Gambians
are brothers and sisters.”
encouraged both Imams and Bishops to continue preaching and pray for peace,
unity and harmony in mosques and churches every day and every time.
Nano Hydara, second vice president, Abubacarr Jabbie, PRO Majmou’atu Rawdatul
Majaalis among others made similar remarks in a brief interview with them.