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OAU MSSN Crisis: UNIFEMGA to Renovate Hall of Residence Mosques

By Adejumo Kabir

Following the closure of the hall of residence Mosques of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile –Ife by the university authority last Sunday. The Muslim Alumni body under the aegis of University of Ife Muslim Graduate Association (UNIFEMGA), has promised to carry out comprehensive renovation of all the affected residential mosques.

This was contained in a statement obtained by IFE CITY NEWS signed by Alhaji AbdulWaheed Odeyimka unbehalf of National Secretariat of UNIFEMGA.

It was gathered that the OAU management has handed over residential mosques to the Chief Imam of the Muslim Community, Professor A. A. Sanusi for proper monitoring.

Part of the release read: “UNIFEMGA will in conjunction with the Muslim Community urgently embark on the renovation of the Mosques and put in place proper protocol for the use of the Mosques and appointment of the Hall Mosque officials”

“We urge all members of the Muslim Community of OAU including all our Muslim Students that in the spirit of the on-going fast of the month of Ramadhan to continue to work for the peace and well-being of the Ummah”, the statement added.

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It implored all her members to support the UNIFEMGA in ensuring permanent resolution of the crisis.

It commended  the positive intervention of the crisis by Prof. Daud Noibi –led Muslim Ummah of South West.

Among the resolutions was the re-establishment of the authority and control of all the Mosques within the university under the leadership of the OAU Chief Imam, Prof. Abubakar Sanusi.