Nahimah Ajikanle Nurudeen
The Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II will on Sunday, December 25 deliver the 102nd Vacation Course (IVC) lecture on the topic, “In defence of our faith” organised by the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), B-Zone.
The annual event which will be declared open by the Sultan of Sokoto and President Nigeria, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar will be chaired by Dr. Sakariyau Babalola, the Deputy President-General of the NSCIA, and President Muslim Ummah of South West of Nigeria (MUSWEN), while the Aare (President) Musulumi of Yorubaland, Edo and Delta States, Alhaji Daud Makanjuola Akinola will be the father of the day.
According to a statement jointly signed by the B-Zone Coordinator of MSSN, Mushafau Alaran and the PRO, Momoh Bashir, the 10-day programme (25th December 2016-1st January 2017) will hold at the society’s permanent site, KM 30, Imolisa Village, Lagos-Ibadan express way, Ogun State.
The Sultan will equally inspect all the on-going projects at the site and commission the completed ones.
According to the conveners, the theme is geared towards calling on Muslims to be steadfast in the wake of the current economic recession in the country.
The formal opening will also witness the presence of MSSN leaders like the NSCIA Secretary-General Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, MUSWEN Executive Secretary Prof. Daud Noibi, erudite scholars, amongst other dignitaries.
The programme kicks off on Friday 23rd of December 2016 and will hold simultaneously in other two centers of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State; and Al Usrah Complex, Rumuekpirikom, Port Harcourt, Rivers State for the South-South and South Eastern delegates.
Over 25,000 delegates are expected at the vacation course which has been carefully designed to reawaken and nurture the souls of Muslim youths and adults alike during the holiday season.
Highlight of the programmes during the 10-day course include classes, Lectures, marriage counselling, seminars, open-air sessions, health talks, vocational training, sporting events, book reviews.
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