Sultan Of Sokoto, Governors, Renowned Islamic Scholars To Grace MUSWEN 7th General Assembly In Ibadan 


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President – General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, is expected to grace  the 7th General Assembly of the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN).

According to a statement by the Chairman of the 7th General Assembly Planning Committee, Professor Wole Abass, renowned Islamic scholars, state governors and other stakeholders from South West states of Nigeria are also to grace the event.

Professor Abass stated that the General Assembly will hold in Ibadan on  Sunday Nov. 20 at the Islamic Centre, University of Ibadan Central Mosque, Ibadan, Oyo state.

He stressed that the 7th General Assembly is being organised to deliberate on the activities of the Organisation and issues affecting the Muslim Ummah in the southwest and Nigeria as a whole.

The Chairman of the MUSWEN 7th General Assembly planning committee, maintained that all Governors of Southwest states are expected at the Assembly while the President of Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), Alhaji Rasaki Oladejo will be the host.

He added that  President-General, League of Imams and Alfas of Yorubaland, Edo and Delta, Sheikh Jamiu Bello Kewulere will also grace the occasion and some other prominent Islamic Scholars and titled Chiefs.

The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) is the umbrella body for all Muslims in South Western Nigeria as represented by the State Muslim Councils / Communities and Muslim organisations and institutions domiciled in the zone, consisting of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo States.


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