Meritorious Awards in Memory of Shaheed Mohamed Fayaz Kazi (Sponsored by IMA North West at the Kololosego Primary School in Ventersdorp on the 6th of August 2012 which was 23rd Ramadaan, Mohamed Fayaz Kazi was assaulted by 2 white Afrikaner men in Magaliesburg. That night he passed away at the Chris Hani Baraghwanath Hospital due to severe brain injury.
The assault was due to the fact that the Shaheed defended his Muslim attire which was being ridiculed by the murderers. The widow of the deceased, Sister Sajeda, was an Educator at the Kololosego School in Ventersdorp, where they resided. The IMA in consultation with the families is sponsoring the “Mohamed Fayaz Kazi Memorial Awards” for the Best Students in all classes (12 Awards) on 17 October 2013 at the school.