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Prince Giwa, Alhaja Alabi Aminat, Akeem Omo Alake, Others Bag Al-Sord- Quun Islamic Society Merit Awards

By Collins Dupson, 24 October, 2021

The Al-Sord-Quun Islamic Society of Nigeria has shown its appreciation to distinguished members of Ansar-U-Deen and outstanding Muslims faithful who have proven their mettle in their contributions to the development of Islam in Akure Community.

The ceremony was held at the open field of St Anthony Primary School, Araromi Akure where families, friends and well wishers of the organisation gathered to celebrate the lucky awardees.

Speaking at the events, the founder of the Islamic organization who also double as the Chief Imam of Ansar-ud-Deen, Araromi, Alhaji Mikhail Modupeola said the society was established for the purpose of promoting islam, educational development of Muslims and also as a body to enhance the moral and social development of the Muslims in Akure Community.

While congratulating the awardees, the Chief Imam said the organisation honoured deserving people based on their contributions to the development of Islam in Akure, particularly on their financial commitment to Ansar-ud-Deen in Akure.

The Chairman of the organisation, Alhaji Isa Abiodun Olayiwola stated that the awardees were selected based on their outstanding contributions to Islam, urging every Muslim faithful to use their God’s given wealth to promote Islam.

He called on Muslims to emulate good examples of the awardees by making meaningful impacts in the lives of others.

In his words of wisdom to the congregation, the Chief Imam of Akure Kingdom, Alhaji Abdulakeem Akorede admonished all Muslims to use their money for God, saying it is rewarding both on earth and in heaven.

Speaking with PATH, one of the awardees, Prince Giwa Kehinde Hussain thanks the organisation for counting him worthy for the prestigious award, noting that the highest honour in life is to be recognized in the house of God.

” This award is God’s favour; out of the thousands Muslims faithful in Akure, to be selected and count worthy to be honored means a lot to me. I was not expecting this but I feel elated to be so honored considering my little contributions to the development of Islam “.

Prince Giwa further said he was motivated by the award given to him, saying it will spur him to continue to contribute more into the development of Islam.

” With this award, it shows that people value my little contributions; this would encourage other members and well to do in the society to do more for God”.

In the same vein, another awardee, Alhaja Alabi Aminat commended Al-Sord-Quun Islamic Society for beaming its search light on her, saying she feels elated to be recognized among several Muslim women in Akure.

She charged Muslim Women to always channel their resources to promote Islam, saying there is rewards in doing business with God.

Also, Akeem Ishola Omo Alake said it is good to give and support God’s work, noting that, the reward is the award bestowed on him by Al-Sord-Quun.


Some of the awardees were Prince Giwa Kehinde Hussain, Alhaja Bamishile, Alhaja Alabi Aminat, Akeem Ishola Omo Alake, Alhaji Aremu Yusuf, Alhaji AbduRaheeem Ali Alao, AbdulRasheed Abiodun Sodiq among others.

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