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The 5th turbaning ceremony of Anthony Village Central Mosque held at the Beko Ransome Kuti Sport Centre , today Despite the rainfall that delayed the event for about 3hours.
At the highly attended ceremony Alhaji
Abdulrafih Oluwahbenga Oyebanjo, was installed as Chief Imam, Alhaja Silifat Olaide Balogun- Onilogbo, Iya suna Adinni, Alhaja Bushrat Abosede Balogun Aare Adinni, and Alhaja Ashiat Teslim Oseni, Agbedinga Adinni respectively.
The Chairman of the occasion , Alhaji Nurain Adegbola Onilogbo charged the turbaned Islamic chiefs to use their new title propagate Islam in the community and beyond. Adding that its call to duty in the cause of Allah and congratulated all the chiefs.
The guest speaker, founder/chief Imam, Bamas Islamic Society Of Nigeria and Deputy Mufti Of Ikorodu, Sheikh Abdul -waasih Idrees Bawa- Allah, congratulated all new title holders. He stressed the important of praise and Thanksgivings.
Speaking further Bawa Allah said it’s those who God chosen that the people chose and crowned. Some have money. However they don’t have opportunity to be crowned.
He admonished the new chiefs to take the five pillars of Islam very serious ever than before and make more sacrifice for their family, society and to the religion. He enjoined them to believe in the Prophet rather than being an antagonist , rally the Imam to change the face of the mosque and support cause of God to enable them benefit from Gods assured forgiveness and paradise respectively.
Adding that the Anthony Village Muslim community has produced different eminent personality which the mosque current status should not be so. he advised the new chief in town,new and old chiefs to use their access and connection to bring more development and growth to the old or new mosque project.
They were also warned to refrain from anti Islamic conducts like gossip,lies,killing, backbiting,pride, adultery etc, because it can’t destroy religion and the society at large.
Kosofe Local Chairman, Hon. Mukaila Afolabi Babatunde Sofola’s, who attended at the 8th Rufus Okikiola Ositelu Foundation Annual Colloquium held inside the Hall of Aladura Comprehensive High School, Anthony. a day before, where he was honored and given an ward reported went for national assignment, represented at the 5th Turbaning Ceremony that took place at the backyard of the honourable chairman’s House by the Kosofe LG Council, Chief Imam, Alhaji Abdulrahman Obasa, who stressed that the position of the chairman is seriously demanding one, which the chairman doesn’t have total control over, hence, the impromptu outside the state assignment embarked upon by sofola made him unavoidable absent.
“I am directed to congratulates the four new chiefs and the Anthony village Muslim community on this special occasion by the executive chairman of Kosofe local Government, Obasa stated.
“You are equally enjoined to pay your taxes to the Kosofe local Government so that there would be continuous development and growth in our communities at large, Kosofe LG Council Chief Imam Alhaji Obasa announced.
The former Kosofe local government, chairman Hon. sofola represented by Alhaji Obasa, Ex Council deputy Chairman, Jagunmolu Adinni Ikija Ijebu Central Mosque and Baba Adinni to be ,Hon(Pharm) Muili Alakija, Alhaji Nurain Adegbola Onilogbo,Sheikh Abdul -waasih Idrees Bawa, Alhaja Bushat Balogun, Abdul Adelekan, Dr. B.M Giwa, Alhaji Abdulfatai Animashaun, Bobamayegun Okunrin Akile Ijebuland , Dolapo Balogun, Otunba Temitope Oyefeso and several others