… People Can Join Virtually Using Zoom Link: https://sng.ng/muswen
All is now set for the launching of The book titled: Islam in Yorubaland: History, Education & Culture, come 16th Ramadan, 1442AH (Wednesday, April 28th, 2021) at Radisson Hotel (formerly Protea) in Ikeja GRA, Lagos.
Many eminent personalities are expected to grace the event physically while many will be joining virtually.
According to a statement signed by the Chairman of the Organising Committee, Alhaji Lere Alimi, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Osun State counterpart, Mr Gboyega Oyetola will lead other dignitaries to the book presentation organised by the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria, MUSWEN.
“The book was sponsored by MUSWEN to keep the proper history of Islam in Yorubaland and to serve as reference point for generations unborn.
Alhaji Alimi said that Oba Adeyemi will lead other prominent traditional rulers to the event.
According to him, Founder of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) as well as Founder and Chairman of the FATE Foundation, AlhajI Fola Adeola will chair the event.
National Missioner / Chief Imam, Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, Imam Abdur-Rahman Ahmad, will deliver a lecture while Provost, Federal College of Education, Iwo, Prof. Rafiu Adebayo will review the book.
Former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Jubrila Ayinla will be the Chief Book Presenter.
Other guests are Ogun State Deputy Governor, Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele, her Lagos counterpart, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; MUSWEN President-General, Alhaji Rasaki Oladejo; Executive Secretary Prof. Muslih Yahya, Baba Adinni of Lagos Sheikh AbdulAfeez Abou, Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh Sulaimon Abou-Nolla; JAMB Registrar Prof Ishaq Oloyede; Mr Yusuf Ali (SAN) and Mr Ahmed Raji (SAN).
There will also be live streaming on all MUSWEN social media handles; Youtube, Twitter, Facebook from 2:00pm.
The Zoom Link is: https://sng.ng/muswen