The Jama’at Ta’awunnil Muslimeen has commended the security agencies for maintaining neutrality and nipping in the bud, the recent crisis that engulfed the society.
Speaking at a press conference in Iwo town, the President of the Islamic society, Sheikh Dawood Molaasan, noted that the recent misunderstanding involving some members of the organisation had been completely resolved.
He explained that a weeklong conference, scheduled to hold from Dec. 22 to Dec. 29 would awaken Muslims to their responsibilities as agents of positive change in the society.
Molaasan said the annual conference shall also focus on knowledge acquisition as a catalyst for sustainable development, stressing that necessary provisions have been made to ensure a hitch free program.
“Ta’awun considers justice, equity and education pursuit as social normatives that fall within the ambit of Islam and the conference will dwell on them extensively.
“Our organisation, with its 55 branches has demonstrated love for education by establishing 36 Islamic schools to bridge the illiteracy gap among Muslims in Osun State and other parts of the country,” he said.
The president stated that the Gov. Mr Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, his Oyo State counterpart, Isiaka Ajimobi, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Akanbi and the Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Olabomi, were being expected at the conference.
Also expected at the event is the President of Osun State Muslim Community, Sheikh Salahudeen Olayiwola, among other notable clerics and dignitaries.
From Adeyinka Aremu, Osogbo