Thursday, 23 November 2017






Thousands of members of the women's wing of NASFAT drawn from various zones and branches of the society in the country as well as the west coast rose from its Annual General meeting in Lagos over the weekend pledging greater commitment to the vision and mission of the society as well as upgrade their contributions to its growth and development.



The meeting held at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat Central Mosque, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos recorded impressive attendance from female members across the Country.



Deliberations during the meeting was centred on the burning issues affecting the Society and the need to strategise and chart the way forward towards hosting a successful Women's Week for 2017.



The 2017 Women's Week is scheduled to hold between August 13-20 at the various branches of the Society across the federation and beyond while the grand finale would be held at the NASFAT Islamic Centre, Aseese, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.



Addressing the large audience of the Society's women faithfuls, the National Women Affairs Secretary, Alhaja Samiat Mumuni, said this year's event is being designed to attract more participation of NASFAT women and strengthen the unity of Islam.



She also cautioned against discrimination among Muslims irrespective of any Islamic organisation to which any one of them belongs, stressing that Islamic preaches unity and frowns against hero worshipping.



Also speaking at the event, President of NASFAT, Alh. Kamil Yomi Bolarinwa, represented by 1st Vice President of the Society, Engr. Muhammed Mijinyawa, congratulated the women and tasked them on the need to work harmoniously towards hosting a befitting 2017 NASFAT Women's Week.



He, however, seized the opportunity to shed some light on the circumstances surrounding the exit of the former Chief Missioner of NASFAT, Alh. Abdullahi Gbade Akinbode and the efforts made by various stakeholders.



He, therefore, enjoined the Society's members and other members of the public to always refrain from rumour mongering but seek truth at all time.