In a bid to bring positive transformation and development to the country, National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO), in collaboration with the Dawah Institute of Nigeria Islamic Education Trust (DINIET), at the weekend, trained leaders from 20 Islamic organisations from various parts of Ondo State.
The training, which drew participants from the 18 local governments of the state, took place at the Akure Central Mosque.
The Director of the Dawah Institute of Nigeria Islamic Education Trust for the South West, Dr Adeokunbo Abdulsalam, said the training was design for managing of Islamic organisations to enhance their capacity in how to handle interpersonal communication conflict resolution.
Abdulsalam said it was also to increase their capacity on how to improve the management of their organisations.
He expressed delight to observe that people were ready to learn the new scheme and new ways of managing projects that will bring development and transformation in their society.
The General Secretary to the League of Imams and Alfas South West, Edo and Delta, Alhaji Ahmed Olagike Aladesawe, remarked that Nigeria was bedevilled with bad leadership and bad followership.
This he said lead to the various killings in the country which is making God be annoyed with the people.
He said people should turn back to God for redemption to save the country from what it is presently going through.
He urged the newly trained Islamic leaders to carry replicate what they have been thought to their various states and local government areas.
The state Coordinator of NACOMYO, who is also the National Auditor, Alhaji Abdul Yekini, said God had encouraged Muslims to seek knowledge to solve many problems.
“Nigeria is so diverse, in terms of social, economic and security issues. We have to find solutions to that will encourage people to fully belong to Nigeria like the issue of tribalism.
“Religious leaders have leverage because they are the grassroots people that know what they need and in talking to the people which will help solidify any gap,” he declared.
He urged Nigerians to reorientated themselves, to know why they are Nigerians so that they can contribute meaningfully to the development of the country which is compulsory for every citizenry.
By Our Correspondent
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