Kamis , 16 Maret 2017, 17:08 WIB

KH Hasyim Muzadi's important messages to national figures

Rep: Teguh Firmansyah, Sri Handayani/ Red: Reiny Dwinanda
Republika/Prayogi
KH Hasyim Muzadi's coffin was covered with national flag at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, Jakarta, Thursday (March 16).
KH Hasyim Muzadi's coffin was covered with national flag at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, Jakarta, Thursday (March 16).

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – The Former Chairman of the Central Board of Nahdlatul Ulama Hasyim Muzadi died on Thursday. He got several getting medical treatment in the hospital during the last few months. During in the hospital, the member of presidential advisory council said some messages to the visitors.

At early January, the Chairman of Muhammadiyah Central Board Haedar Nashir visited him. The charismatic ulema told him three messages about Muslims and nationality.  “Firstly, he prayed for Muhammadiyah to always move and succeed,” said Haedar as quoted by www.pwmu.co.

Secondly, Kiai Hasyim saw the nation had so many problems. Therefore, Muhammadiyah and other Islamic organizations’s figures should have the concern to the problems of the nation.

Third, Hasyim hoped that the nation and Muslims’s figures always keep their leadership qualifications. “Leading by conscience, leading by heart,” he said.

Be ware of communism

A number of military officials had also visited KH Hasyim Muzadi in Lavalette Hospital, Malang, on Wednesday. One of them was Pangdam V Brawijaya of Indonesian Military Unit I Made Sukadana. He visited Hasyim for about ten minute.

Made said Hasyim warned him about the danger of communism. He hoped the military unit embraced the ulemas and Indonesian people to keep the national unity. “He did not talk about his disease. In his sickness, he thought about the nation. Because he was a nationalist who had concern to the national condition,” he said.

Hasyim also gave messages to the East Java Police Chief Inspector General Machfud Arifin, Malang Police Chef AKBP Decky Hendarsono, the Head of Detachment B Ampeldento Mobile Unit AKBP Sunadi and the Deputy Major of Malang City Sutiaji.

“He gave messages to the young people to keep national peace and harmony. I and the new officials had many visits to the ulemas and got messages to visit the senior ulemas," said Machfud.

Indonesian military unit and ulemas unites

KH Hasyim Muzadi conveyed his messages to the Deputy Major of Malang City Sutiaji on January. He said the Indonesian Military Unit and the ulemas should unite. “He cried and told me the messages. I heard it and cried,” Sutiaji said.

Hasyim said the Indonesian Military Unit, the National Police and the ulemas needed to know each other and conducted good communication. Responding the message, East Java Police conducted ulemas filing and it was become viral.

He added that Hasyim said it was very important to build bridge between the left and right extremist in Indonesia. He called the law enforcers and the ulemas to keep the national unity.