Ibadan – Islamic scholars, State governors and other stakeholders from South West states of Nigeria will converge on Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday, November 20, for the 7th General Assembly of the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN).
The event which is taking place at the Islamic Centre, University of Ibadan Central Mosque, Ibadan, Oyo state 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.
In a statement by the Chairman of the planning committee, Professor Wole Abass, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, is expected at the General Assembly.
The statement said all governors of Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo and Ekiti States are expected at the Assembly while the President of Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), Alhaji Rasaki Oladejo will be the host.
The President-General, League of Imams and Alfas of Yorubaland, Edo and Delta, Sheikh Jamiu Bello Kewulere will also grace the occasion alongside other prominent Islamic scholars and titled Chiefs.
The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) is the umbrella body of 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.