The worldwide head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (May Almighty God be his Helper) has approved the appointment of Maulvi Abdul Azeem Ahmed as the new principal of Jamiatul Mubashireen (Ahmadiyya School of Theology) Ilaro, Ogun State.
The appointment of Maulvi Azeem who replaces Maulvi Nadeem Waseem takes immediate effect. He was hitherto the vice principal of the institution.
Born in April 1982 Maulvi Abdul Azeem was the first child of the fourth generation of Ahmadiyya Jama’at in his family and completed his O’Level education in 1997 at Government Pilot High School in Kotli, Azad Kashmir Pakistan.
He got admission into Jamia Ahmadiyya Rabwah same year. In 1999 he passed the Intermediate Examination (FA) as a private candidate with Grade B from Faisal Abad Board of Intermediate. In 2001, he completed his programme in Arabic Fadhil as a private candidate with Grade A+ from Faisal Abad Board of Intermediate, surpassing past records and therefore received a gold medal and Certificate of Excellence. Maulvi Azeem eventually completed his studies at Jamia Ahmadiyya Rabwah in 2004 under the category ‘’Shahid’’.
His first point of call was a village called Khanamiyanwali District Narowal where he was posted to, as a missionary and served for six months before being posted to Nigeria on the 11th of November 2005 to serve as a teacher at Jamiatul Mubashireen Nigeria. He was made the Acting Principal of the institution sometimes in 2006 for four months in the absence of the then principal, Maulvi Imtiaz. He was appointed the vice principal in 2010 and has been working in that capacity since then.
His quest for further education led to his enrolment for Masters Degree in Arabic Language and Literature at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State and he emerged the best graduating student from the department. For this feat, he received a medal and Honorary Certificate from the Khalifah at the 2017 Germany Jalsa Salana.
He was a member of the immediate past The Truth Editorial Board, National Tabligh Strategy Committee and has also been working in the different standing committee of Majlis Mushawarat Nigeria.
In 2017, the supreme leader of the community appointed him as the Head Ummul Alsinah Project in Central Research Cell Rabwah Pakistan and was still active in the project up till now.
Maulvi Azeem has therefore requested for fervent prayers from all and sundry for a successful and hitch free regime as the head of the institution.