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By Shakirah Adunola
17 May 2019   |   4:00 am
The Amir Sahib (National President) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria, Dr. Masshu’ud Aderenle Fashola has advised members of the Majlis Khuddam-ul- Ahmadiyya...

The Amir Sahib (National President) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria, Dr. Masshu’ud Aderenle Fashola has advised members of the Majlis Khuddam-ul- Ahmadiyya Nigeria (Youth Wing) to shun temptation of worldly affairs.

Fashola, in his remark during the 46th Annual National Ijtema (Youth Convention) of MKAN held at Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos State, said youths must live a simple, modest and selfless life.

Meanwhile, the group recently graduated 19 students who bagged degree in Missionary Training and Islamic Theology.

The Amir Sahib stated that youth today face a lot of challenges ranging from joblessness, temptation, drug abuse, and social media distraction among others.
“You must be wary of hypocrites in the course of discharging your duties. Do not associate with the disbelievers and hypocrites because you will share from the calamities when the time comes.

“We should not keep mute about the evils going on around us. If you are sincere with Allah, your prayers would be answered. Put your trust only in God.

“All youths need to come together to fight corruption and save humanity. Maintain your integrity in the face of poverty and temptation,” he said.

In his welcome address, the Sadr (National President) MKAN, Engr. Aina Sa’eed, said the body engages its members in a lot of humanitarian projects.

Guest lecturer at the event, Barr. Muhammadu Rabiu Uthman spoke on ‘Islam and Humanity’ and emphasized that worshiping God entails good conduct among mankind. Uthman explained that the follows of the Promised Messiah, Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, is collective responsibility into this world to exhibit and propagate all the beautiful teachings of Islam.

However, the recently graduated students came from three African countries include 11 from Nigeria, seven from Republic of Benin, and one Cameroonian.

The Graduands are: Aminu Bara; Ijaz Ahmad; Houmenou Fatih; Ibrahim Sossougadjou; Sonou Muhammad; Tossou Zikrullah; Adetona Abd Wadud; Jibril Muzotter; Tasleem Sulayman; Abd Roheem Abd Malik.

Others are Munirudeen Raji; Abd Malik Sanusi; Abdul Jeleel Abd Aziz; Issa Nutinme; Thalith Muhammed Thalith; Abd Lateef Yusuf; Abd Basit Olayiwola; Tonou Hajiz Daud; Farumi Idrees.

The Principal, Maulvi Abdul Azeem Ahmad, who congratulated the graduating students for their outstanding performance during their period in the institution also highlighted some of the achievements in the past one year.

He said: “Today, I don’t know how my heart is beating. It’s singing songs of praise of Almighty Allah because I see you completing your education in Jamia and simultaneously it is sad that you are leaving me today. I will miss you, my staff, fellow students will miss you, the hostel, classrooms, library, the playing ground will all miss you, in short all the four corners of Jamia will miss you”.

In his goodwill message, Worldwide Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V, congratulated the students and also enjoined them to be good ambassadors of the Nigeria Jamia.