The Amir (National Head) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria Alhaji (Barr.) Alatoye Folorunso Azeez on Monday led a delegation to pay a courtesy visit to the Executive Governor State of Osun Mr. Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola at his official residence in Osogbo.
In his speech, Barr. Alatoye felicitated with the governor for emerging the eventual winner of the State governorship election at the tribunals. He referred to the court ruling as an act of Almighty God. He also commended the governor for embarking on social and economic programmes that are beneficial to the populace since the assumption of office.
The Amir further thanked the governor for his unalloyed support and cooperation in respect of Minaret International University project in Ikirun, State of Osun.
Governor Oyetola was formally invited to the forthcoming Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) of the group which will hold at Ilaro Ogun State between 20th and 22nd December 2019, and also the international convention of Ahmadiyya Community in the United Kingdom next year.
In his response, Governor Oyetola appreciated the august visit and thanked the Muslim organization for their prayers and support towards the success of his administration.
Recalling his long-standing relationship with Ahmadiyya Community right from childhood, the governor disclosed that the Community is a peace-loving organization that spreads the peaceful message of Islam around the globe and engages in humanitarian services which also cut across education and health sectors.
The governor vowed to always give full support to the Muslim organization especially on its laudable projects within the state and also promised to attend the Nigeria Jalsa Salana as well as the international convention in the U.K.
Other members of the delegation include the Missionary In-charge Maulvi Afzaal Ahmad Rauf; immediate past Amir AMJN Dr. Mashhud Adenrele Fashola; General Secretary Alh. Abbas Iromini; National Secretary External Affairs Alhaji Hassan Sunmonu; the Akirun of Ikirun Oba Olawale Olayiwola Adedeji II and Alh.(Tpl.) Bosun Akinde.