It was jubilation in Makogi, Magboro in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State as Fadilat Sheikh Abdulkareem Abdulwahab was officially turbaned as Chief Imam of Makogi Central mosque.


The ceremony which took place at Makogi primary school also witnessed presentation of awards to some prominent personalities who have contributed immensely to the growth of Islam in the area.


Speaking during the turbaning and staff of office presentation, Fadilat Sheikh Li-Hadi Orunsolu, the Grand Chief Imam of Egbaland represented by Alhaji AbdulWaheed Akewusola solicited the support and cooperation of the Makogi Muslim Community for the new Imam.



 According to him, ‘We are happy turbaning the Chief imam of Makogi Central Mosque which is under the jurisdiction of the Grand Chief Imam of Egbaland, we seek your continuous support and prayers  for a successful tenure’.



Earlier, delivering the lecture of the day, Fadilat Sheikh Muyideen Salmon Hussein Al-Adaby, Chief Imam of Offa, Kwara State reiterated the need to spend in the way of Islam citing examples of Khadijat, the wife of the Prophet, Abu Bakr  (May Allah be pleased with them) and some other early muslims who immensely spent in the way of Islam. 



Among those turbaned with various titles were Alhaji Abdulwaheed Alade, The Baba Adini; Alhaja Fatimo Amusat, Iya Sunnah; Alhaji Abdulhameed Alawaye, Borokini Adini; Alhaji Abdulhakeem Owolabi, Aare Adini, Alhaja Mutiat Abdul Hamid, Majekobaje Adini; Alhaja Fatimo Yekini, Iya Adini all of Makogi Central Mosque among others.



Donations towards completion of the central mosque which is under construction were collected while various promises were also made. 



Further donations could be made to Makogi Central Mosque Sterling Bank account 0066308271

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