A religious-based Non Governmental organization, Islamisgood Foundation is set for its maiden interactive Post-Ramadan program in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
The event which is a departure from the annual post Ramadan picnic which it used to organize will hold a day after the eid-el-fitri celebration at the Ansardeen Mosque, Odo-Otu in Ado Ekiti between 10an and noon.
In a statement issued on Wednesday in Ado Ekiti, coordinator of Islamisgood Foundation, Alhaji Qozeem Oladapo said the program will feature Muslims both old and young that belong to different fields of endeavour stakeholders who shall have an interactive session on the theme ” Muslims’ Contributions to Societal Development and Menace: Impacts on Islam”
He said various stakeholders from across the state have been invited to grace the occasion which promises to be eye opening and educative.
The Ekiti based broadcaster also said some individuals who have been supportive to the cause of touching the lives of the less privileged Muslims especially widows and the vulnerable mothers will be honoured with award of recognition.
Other programs lined up for the day include empowerment for a widow and freedom for at least a muslim inmate at the Nigeria Correctional Service in Ekiti State.
The award recipients are Sheikh Jamiu Kewulere Bello ( PLIA), Oba Ganiyu Obasanyin (Olukere of Ikere Ekiti), Alhaji (Dr) Hammed Afolabi Bakare & Wife, Hon.Ibrahim Olanrewaju (MHR), Alhaji Suleiman Akinbami, Alhaji AbdulRahman Aremu Kadri (Aromokeye), Alhaja Taibat Bakare (Iya Sunna Igbemo Ekiti), Alhaji Ganiyu Ibraheem, Dr Taofeek Yekeen (Ceo, Unique Hospital), Alhaji Rasheed A. Titilope, Alhaja Muibat Akingbade (Amirah FOMWAN,Ekiti State), Alhaji Aminu & Hajia Aminat Olukayode (Amykable Holdings), Imam Badrudeen Balogun of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Ekiti State, Alhaji Abdulfattah Abdulazeez, Portofino Eatery, Hon.Isreal Adesokan (Jaru), Temitayo Zubair AbdulRazaq (TZAR), Soliat Salahudeen, Yakubu Jimoh, Fatimah Adesola Agbaje(Esq)
The chairman of the day is Alhaji Suleman Afolabi Ogunlayi, Chairperson is
Alhaja Aishat Lateef
Iya Sunna Ekiti State while the Spiritual Father of the Day is Sheikh Jamiu Kewulere (President League of imams and Alfas, Yoruba Land, Edo & Delta states)
Special Guest of Honour is Hon (Barr) Ibrahim Kunle Olanrewaju, member House of Representatives, Abuja and Guest of Honour is Alhaji (Dr)Hammed Afolabi Bakare (Chairman Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Ekiti State) and the Chief Host is Alhaji Abdulsalam Babatunde (State Missíoner, Asardeen
Mother of the Day is Alhaja Mariam Ogunlade (Commissioner for Women Affairs) while Royal Fathers of the Day are
Oba Suleiman Olaleye (Alawo of Awo Ekiti) and Oba Tajudeen Jimoh
(Olosan of Osan Ekiti)
At the event, Islamisgood Foundation will also unveil some of its new intiatives including the Muslim Care Givers (MCG) Group as the Foundation also partners with the KnowIslam Project as well as Muslim and Muslimah Foundation.