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Bodija community inaugurates Muslim youth forum

Stakeholders in the development of the youth will converge in Ibadan, Oyo State on May 24 to discuss the challenges facing the Muslim youths in the century.

In a statement by the Chairman of the Bodija Muslim Youth Forum, Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the discourse will hold at the Islamic Centre in Bodija, Ibadan from 10am.

Balogun said the event coincided with the official inauguration of the Bodija Muslim Youth Forum, the youth wing of the Bodija Estates and Environs Muslim Community.

He said Prof. Ayo Hammed of the University of Ibadan will deliver a lecture on the theme of the inauguration: “The Challenges Facing Muslim Youths in the 21st Century.”

Other expected guests are Justice Lekan Owolabi of the Oyo state High Court as the Chairman, while Hon. Farouk  Arisekola-Alao, the Commissioner for Youth and Sport in Oyo State, will be the Special Guest of Honour.

Others are Hon. Idris Lapade, the Chairman Ibadan North Local government; Alhaja Mutiat Adeniran, Matron; while Alhaja Sikirat Aderibigbe, the Managing Director of Bolade Travels, is the Mother of the day.

The Imam of Bodija Muslim Community, Alhaji Abdulhakeem Afuye, is the Spiritual Father of the Day, with Alhaji Tiamiyu Giwa, the Chairman of the Bodija Muslim Community, will be the father of the Day.

Other expected guests are members of the Muslim community and their children as well as Muslim youth of Islamic societies and groups.

The focus of the Muslim Youth Forum is spiritual development, marriage counselling, youth empowerment and educational advancement.