Sultan, Abiodun, others to debate peaceful co-existence at NASFAT confab
The foremost Islamic organization, Nasiru-Lahi-L-Fatih Society, (NASFAT) has concluded plans to hold her 5th Biennial Conference tagged Ogun 2019, which is scheduled to hold between Thursday 19th and Sunday 22nd December 2019 at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library OOPL, Abeokuta, Ogun State
The opening ceremony of the Biennial Conference is expected to be performed by the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs in Nigeria, Sheikh Mohammad Abubakar Saad. Other dignitaries expected include the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and a host of others.
The highlight of the three-day conference include the keynote address which is expected to be delivered by an international and erudite scholar, Prof Moshood Baderin of School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His paper is to be complemented by a Catholic Priest, Rev Father Patrick Ngoyi both of whom are expected to speak to the theme of the conference, “Peaceful Co- Existence: Panacea for Unity, Growth and Development”.
Other highlights of the conference are walk for peace and harmony, visit to Ibara Correctional Centre and Stella Obasanjo Children’s’ Home. NASFAT stakeholders’ courtesy calls on Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo as well as the Chief Imam of Egbaland, Imam Muhammed Liadi Orunsolu.
The President of NASFAT, Alhaji Niyi Yusuf, who is the chief host of the conference, has assured all the members and the stakeholders that the conference would be an avenue for capacity building, spirituality, networking, camaraderie and fun.
The conference would bring together leaders of the society, stakeholders in the country, members of NASFAT from over 300 branches in Nigeria, Ghana, Cote de Voire, Egypt , United Kingdom, Malaysia, United States of America, among others to discuss progress of the society and Nigeria at large.
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