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Oyo Muslim community, UNIFEMGA, MSSN get new officers


President General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, declaring the 2018 National Conference of MSSN close in Abuja.

The trio of Bodija Estates and Environs Muslim Community, (BEEMC) Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) Abuja and Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) have appointed new leaders to steer the ship of their respective associations.

BEEMC elected the crop of the new leaders who will pilot the affairs of the community at its 25 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at its Bodija Islamic Centre in Ibadan.

Those elected were: Alhaji Murisiq Siyanbade, (Chairman), Alhaji S. A Raji, (Vice Chairman), Alhaja H. A Phillips-Olawore, (Secretary), Alhaja Nurat Adekunle, (Assistant Secretary) and Alhaja Fawziyya Tejumola as (Treasurer).


Others were Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun, (Social Secretary), Alhaja Sarat Suarau, (Financial Secretary), Hajia Hafsatu Akerele, (Welfare Officer), Mr Hassan Ogundimu, (Publicity Secretary), Alhaji K. Y Adisa, (Property Manager), Prof. K.K. Oloso, (Chairman, Board of Religious Affairs) while Alhaji Waheed Alli, Alhaji Lukman Ogunrinde and Alhaji Abiola Odeyemi were elected as Ex-Official members.

The newly elected officers were later inaugurated by Prof Mohammad Badamas while the new chairman promised to carry everybody along in the new dispensation.

In the same vein, UNIFEMGA Abuja chapter appointed its new officers that will run the affairs of the association for another two years.

Those appointed were: AbdulKabir Yusuf, (Chairman), Sulayman Muhammed, (First Vice Chairman), Yusuf Oriyomi, (Second Vice Chairman), Ahmed Atere, (General Secretary) and Yahya Adepoju as (Assistant Secretary).

Others were Ibraheem Fagbenro, (PRO), Saheed Falola, (Asst. PRO), Abdur-Rasheed Mushefiu, (Financial Secretary), Oyekanmi Muideen Olalekan, (Treasurer), AbdulFattah Bello and Saheed Salahudeen, Dawah and Assistant Dawah Coordinators.

Others Include Tajudeen Lawal, (Welfare Officer), Bushrah Oseni, (Asst. Welfare Officer) while Abdul Ghaniyy Oladokun was appointed as the new Ex-officio officer.

In his acceptance speech, Abdulkabir Yusuf , who expressed surprise on his emergency, thanked members for the confidence reposed in him and asked for their support in moving the association forward.

However, MSSN National body now has a new leader, he is Dr Taofeeq Yekinni, who took over from Muhammad Jameel as National President while Bro. Tajudeen Mustapha emerged as the new National General Secretary.

They were appointed alongside with 12 others to steer the ship of the society for another three years during its 2018 National Conference which took place in Abuja with Alhaji Saad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto in attendance.

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