Thousands of women members of the popular Islamic movement, known as Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society, or better still NASFAT, drawn from various zones and branches of the society in the country as well as the west coast rose from its annual general meeting in Lagos recently pledging greater commitment to the vision and mission of the society as well as contributing more for the growth and development of the society.
In the meeting which was held at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat Central Mosque, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos the association and particularly the women’s wing discussed burning issues affecting the Society and the need to strategize and chart a new course towards hosting a successful Women’s Week for 2017.
The 2017 Women’s Week is scheduled to hold between August 13-20 at the various branches of the Society across the federation and beyond while the grand finale would be held at the NASFAT Islamic Centre, located along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Aseese, Ogun State.
Speaking to its members, Alhaja Samiat Mumuni, the National Women Affairs Secretary, said the event was designed to attract more participation of NASFAT women and especially strengthen the unity of Islam.
She also stressed a caution against discrimination among Muslims irrespective of any Islamic organisations to which any one of them belongs, saying that Islam preaches unity and frowns against hero worshipping.
Speaking also at the event, Alh. Kamil Yomi Bolarinwa, the President of NASFAT, represented by 1st Vice President of the Society, Engr. Muhammed Mijinyawa, congratulated the women and tasked them on the need to work harmoniously towards hosting a befitting 2017 edition of the NASFAT Women’s Week.