All Pray for Ustaz Arifin Ilham, Jakarta - Prayers for healing Ustaz Arifin Ilham continue to flow from various circles. The figures took turns visiting the Chair of the Assembly of Zikir Az-Zikra who was lying sick at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital (RSCM) Jakarta.
Yesterday, Ustaz Arifin was visited by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and General Chairman of the Gerinda Party Prabowo Subianto. Jokowi arrived at RSCM at 08.05 WIB, while Prabowo arrived at 16.30 WIB.
Upon arriving at the location, Jokowi went straight to Ustaz Arifin’s treatment room without giving a statement to the media crew. Similarly, when he left the location. He rushed to the State Palace to appoint the new head of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).
Jokowi hopes that Ustaz Arifin will be cured so that he can return to preaching. "All of us, the community, prayed that he would recover quickly and his illness was lifted by Allah SWT and act again, preach, celebrate, give tausiyah to us," Jokowi told reporters at the Jakarta State Palace on Wednesday (9/1).
Jokowi then uploaded the moment of his meeting with Ustaz Arifin on Instagram social media. Jokowi seemed to greet Ustaz Arifin while bowing. In the upload, Jokowi also invited the community to share in praying for the recovery of Ustaz Arifin.
Prabowo also shared photos of himself through a Twitter account when visiting Ustaz Arifin. Prabowo appeared to be wearing his typical clothes, namely a brown safari shirt. "My prayer is for the recovery of Ustaz Arifin Ilham who is currently lying sick," Prabowo said through his Twitter account.
On that occasion, Ustadz Arifin briefly showed a video of riding to Prabowo. "His determination and enthusiasm for recovery were very strong, even in the midst of discussions he had shown me a video of riding," Prabowo said.
Ustaz Muslih from the Assembly of Zikir Az-Zikra who continued to accompany Ustaz Arifin said that the condition of Ustaz Arifin gradually improved. Ustaz Arifin often smiled at the figures who came to see him.
"He still receives guests, even though we limit it for the sake of his health and recovery which hopefully will continue to improve and continue to smile," Ustaz Muslih said when contacted on Wednesday (9/1).
In addition to Jokowi and Prabowo, many other figures also visited Ustaz Arifin, including Minister of Religion Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, former head of the KPK Abraham Samad, to the clerics. rk