Kwankwaso Opens Mosque Named After His Father
Oct 22, 2021
KANO – Rikadawa, a sleepy village 6km North of Madobi came alive on Friday when the former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso led thousands of his supporters to open a Juma’at mosque named after his late father, Saleh Musa Kwankwaso.
Senator Kwankwaso had stormed the village in a convoy of over 5 thousand volunteers die-hard supporters culminating in a traffic gridlock on the rural road.
Daily Independent reports that a journey of 10 minutes took Senator Kwankwaso 45 minutes to reach the village located off Madobi along with Kano – Kiru highway.
The magnificent religious centre that was built by Kwankwaso Foundation was furnished to taste, a functional borehole, and it is powered by solar.
Kwankwaso who arrived in the vicinity of the Mosque around 1:50 pm to the waiting arms of thousands of supporters was received by officials of the Masjid who kick-started the important prayers thereafter.
However, as early as noon, the red cap-wearing Kwankwasiyya group dominated the village square, energising the sleepy village with an intermittent chorus of Allahu Akbar (God is Great).
The locals who were overwhelmed by the large presence of Guest made brisk sales and subsequently ran out of wears before the commencement of the two raka’at prayer.
The strongman of Kano politics at the end of the ritual thanks to the mammoth crowd for their support, as he prayed for a smooth return journey home.