Political leaders have been advised to redeem their electoral promises as part of solutions to the spate of insecurity bedevilling the nation.
The Deputy Chief Imam, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State – Professor Sharafadeen Olateju Abdulkareem gave this advice during the 26th Annual Ramadan Lecture Programme organised by Ola – Olu Muslim Society of Nigeria, Iwo held at The Wings Schools Central Mosque, Iwo in honour of Late Sheikh Ahmad Mahaliy Adedimeji on Sunday 17th April 2022.
While delivering the lecture on NATIONAL/GLOBAL INSECURITY AND SPREAD OF ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION, Prof. Abdulkareem advised the political leaders to solve the socio-economic problems in Nigeria such as unemployment, lack of infrastructures, erosion of moral and ethical values in the society caused by lack of good child Upbringing while calling for re-orientation to stop the Boko Haram killings and its wrong ideology brought into Islam among others.
The guest lecturer also advised the political office holders to shun corruption because of its consequences both here and hereafter.
In his royal message, His Imperial Majesty Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi urged the Muslims to partake fully in politics by collecting their PVCs and vote for credible candidates of their choice during the next general election in Nigeria.
In his submission after the programme, the Chief Imam of Iwoland Sheikh Abdulfatai Olododo admonished that fear of Allah and patience are part of the major solutions to the Nigerians problems. However, Barr. Adam Adedimeji thanked Ola – Olu Muslim Society and other guests for organising such a befitting lecture in honour of his father, Late Sheikh Ahmad Mahaliy Adedimeji of Aroworeki compound who died over twenty years ago.
Some of the important personalities at the ocassion are former ICPC Chairman, Rtd Justice Mustapha Akanbi, the representative of Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Oba Abdulrasheed Ayotunde Olabomi, Mrs. Oladokun Adijat Olusayo among other notable dignitaries.