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TMC tackles socio-economic consequence of COVID-19

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The Muslim Congress (TMC) has proffered solutions to challenges overwhelming Nigerians since the advent of the pandemic, most especially the effect and challenges posed by the coronavirus on the society, economy and religious belief.

To this end, the Islamic organization has continued in its drive for renewed action and wholesome re-awakening on matters bordering on socio-economic well-being through its various advocacy programmes.

The Waali (head), TMC Lagos, Alhaji Mikail Animashaun, in a chat with the media, said the year 2020 edition of its Annual Week programme, tagged TMC (Lagos) Annual State Week (TASW) would tackle the pandemic effects and consequences bedeviling the country’s socio-economic system. He noted that the organization noticed that people’s faith were shaken by the consequence of the pandemic.

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“There is a perceived logical argument against God when looking at a crisis, you have atheists fomenting that if really God exists, why did He not prevent the pandemic, why are we having all this challenges all around the world when there is God, Why as He not saved the world?” He said.

Chairman, TASW 2020 Organizing Committee, Alhaji Kofoworola Yekini, revealed that part of the efforts to mark this year’s Annual week program is the humanitarian support service aimed at bringing succour to the vulnerable members of the society as he informed that plans have been concluded to share relief packages among school teachers who are most affected by the COVID-19 enforced lockdown.

He disclosed that a delegation would also be paying humanitarian visits to the Kirikiri Medium Prisons with items of necessities as they share moments with some of the inmates.

As part of the programmes, the yearly (Independence) lecture, have the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr (Engr) Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat, as the Special Guest of Honour. Other leading personalities such as the Ranodu of Imota, Oba Mudashiru Ajibade Bakare Agoro, the Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh (Engr) Sulaiman Abou-Nolla, among others, are billed to be in attendance.

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