President Muhammadu Buhari, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar and some state governors will on Sunday, lead prominent Islamic leaders to Ibadan, Oyo State for the fund raising of N5 billion International Islamic Centre for the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN).
The chairman, MUSWEN 10th year anniversary, Alhaji Yiss AbdulKareem in a statement issued Wednesday on said the Oyo State governor, Senator Ishaq Ajimobi will host his colleagues from Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Ekiti and Ondo States.
Speaking on the long list of Special Guests of Honour, Abdulkareem said the Chairman of the occasion is Dr Wale Babalakin SAN while Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President Dangote Group of Companies will be the Chief Launcher.
He added that the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, will deliver a key note speech on the theme of the 10th year anniversary “Stronger Ummah, Greater Nation” while Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo will be the Royal father of the Day.
According to him, other highlights of the day include presentation of a book on “Islam In Yoruba land’’ which was the papers collated during the international conference on it as part of MUSWEN’s month-long activities.
Other guests expected at the occasion include the Senate President Bukola Saraki, Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yusuf Lasun, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Hon. Femi Gbajabiala, House Leader, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Alhaji Sulaiman Adegunwa and Admiral Jubrila Ayinla.