MPAC, GMP to prepare Muslims for 2050 development
Muslim non-govern mental organizations, the Guild of Muslim Professionals, (GMP) and Muslim Public Affairs Centre, (MPAC Nigeria) are pulling resources together to prepare Muslims for the emerging dynamics that would shape the global polity and economy in the next 30 years.
The groups, at the forthcoming national convention, which is slated for Lagos between December 25 and 26, 2019, would focus on the theme: “The World by 2050: How Ready Are We”.Already the two groups have constituted strong central working committee made Muslim professionals that cut across all fields to deliver successfully on the convention.
A statement signed by the Director, Media & Strategic Communication, Muslim Public Affairs Centre, MPAC Nigeria, Abdulwarees Solanke, Head Convention Media Sub-Committee, GMP, Idris Lanre Ogundipe, said they are prepared to deploy their expertise in delivering an international standard convention that the Nigerian Muslim Ummah will be proud of.
GMP President, Abdulhakeem Oyewale, said his guild which has hosted six annual conventions in the past considered that Muslims should be on the same page in setting public and global agenda and considered MPAC as sharing similar philosophy.
The Executive Chairman of MPAC, Disu Kamor, is very enthusiastic about the partnership as he noted that his organization as a Muslim public service agency is open to all Muslim groups once they are serving the best interest of Islam and Muslims anywhere.
He cited MPAC partnership with the Forum for Islamic Education and Welfare and The Companion, a group of Muslims in Business and the Professions in the past to respectively and successfully host Arts Exhibition and organise national discourse.A special in this historic joint Convention is the featuring of the Executive Director of the UK based based Islam Channel, Muhammed Ali, a Muslim cable channel that’s popular in Nigeria.