NASFAT women strategise to enhance capacity development

NASFAT Vice President II, presenting gift to winner of competition at Eid el Fitr funfair in Lagos


The women’s wing of Nasirul llahi Fathi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT) has commenced arrangements towards conducting a more robust capacity development programme as part of its Women Week 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 who converged on Lagos recently pledged greater commitment to the vision and mission of the society as well as upgrade their contributions to its growth and development.

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, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Aseese, Ogun State.

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 Islam preaches unity and frowns against hero worshipping.

NASFAT President, 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 to make him stay.

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.

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Kamil Yomi BolarinwaNASFAT


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