The Supreme Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat worldwide Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (May Almighty God be his helper) has approved the election of Alhaji (Barr.) Abdul Azeez Alatoye as the new Amir (National Head) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria.
This was contained in a release signed by the General Secretary of the Muslim organization, Alhaji Abbas Iromini and made available to our correspondent. Alhaji Alatoye was hitherto the Naib Amir (Deputy National Head) South West region. He succeeds Dr. Mashhud Adenrele Fashola who has been serving in that capacity for 15 years.
It will be recalled that the organization held its annual national forum (Majlis Shoora) last month at Tahir Mosque Ojokoro Lagos where representatives across the country participated in the National Executive Officers’ elections.
Alhaji Alatoye will resume office on July 1, 2019.
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