THE atmosphere was filled with happiness as holy solemnisation was performed between the daughter of a former Amir of The Muslim Congress (TMC) and journalist, Hajia Safiyyah AbdurRasaq and her love bird, Dr. Abdur-Rasheed Olajide Iyanda.

Dr. ABDURRASHEED Olajide Remilekun Iyanda is a native of Alasoro, Ifelodun Local Government, Kwara state.

He attended Al-Faruq International School before proceeding to Al-Faruq Comprehensive College, Lagos, where he graduated as the best student in Mathematics.

He tutored at Excell, De Formula and Peace Comprehensive Colleges before gaining admission to study Medicine and Surgery at the University of Ilorin in 2007. Interestingly, he also won the Shell scholarship.

He has been an active member of MSSN Isolo Area Council and MSSN College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin and he is currently the Assistant General Secretary, Standard Bearers Islamic Organisation, Ilorin.

Hajia SAFIYYAH’s educational sojourn began at MIMS Primary School, Bariga. She is a member of the famous G13, the first set of students to be admitted into Vanguards Academy, Odosengolu, Ogun State.

Just like her father, Hajia Safiyyah’s love for the pen profession made her study Mass Communication at the University of Ilorin and University of Lagos for her B.Sc and M.Sc respectively.

She also bagged Diplomas in Human Resource Management, General Health Safety and Level 3 Health & Safety.

As a Corps member, she served with Daily Trust Newspapers in Abuja and at the moment, she works with The Nation Newspapers in Lagos.

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