The Al-Habibbiyah Islamic Society (AIS) has announced series of activities to mark its 16th anniversary starting today.
This is contained in a statement by Malam Alli Hakeem, a Former Editor-in-Chief of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Chairman, Planning Committee of the anniversary.
According to him, the National Chief Imam of the society, Imam Fuad Adeyemi, said the ceremony is part of the society’s efforts to give a voice to the clamour for free, fair and transparent elections necessary for sustainable national development.
He said “Islam: Evolving purposeful Leadership through corruption free election”, is the theme of a public lecture to be delivered on January 6, 2019 at the society’s Islamic centre Guzape, Abuja.
He said the lecture, to be delivered by an erudite Islamic Scholar Ustaz Abubakar Siddeeq, would provide a framework for engagement and discussion by other scholars and members of the audience.
Other activities lined up to commemorate the anniversary include a Special Jumaat service on January 4, 2019 as well as a special prayer for the nation also on Sunday, January 6, 2019.