…petitions lawmakers over nominees list
The Lagos Muslim Community has protested over marginalization of Muslims in the list of commissioner-designates forwarded to the state House of Assembly by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Muslims, in their hundreds, converged on the state’s house of assembly complex in the early hours of Wednesday, with several persons carrying placards.
The commissioners list released by Governor Sanwo-Olu allegedly has eight Muslims, and 31 Christians.
Addressing large crowd of Muslim protesters at the venue, President, Muslim Community of Lagos State, Prof. Tajudeen .G.O. Gbadamosi, read a petition, which was submitted to the lawmakers.
Other prominent Muslim leaders at the event included the Convener, Joint Muslim Forum (JMF) Sheikh AbdurRahman Ahmad, Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA) Member Lukmon Olumo; Chief Whip/Chairman Commissioners-Nominee Screening Committee Mojeed Fatai Adebola, LAHA Member Jubreel AbdulKareem and MURIC Director Prof Lakin Akintola, among others.