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Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Lagos State Nigeria is set to celebrate 125th Year of existence of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community worldwide.
The celebrations are to hold at the Main Auditorium of University of Lagos on Sunday 30th March 2014 with Amir Jama’at Nigeria, Dr. Mashhud Adenrele Fashola, delivering a keynote address.
A Missionary of the Jama’at Barrister Muhammad Rabiu Uthman and the National Tabligh Secretary, Dr. Saheed Timehin are to respectively talk on “The Prophecies of Second Advent of Son of Mary, The Promised Messiah and their fulfillment” and “Moral, ethical and Spiritual Reformation of Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah(as)”.
To also feature in the program are Poems of the Promised Messiah (as) in praise of the Holy Prophet (saw) and the Holy Quran.
The focus of the event is to proclaim to the world that The Messiah has come.
Media Houses are set to cover the event.
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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Lagos State Branch , has concluded plans to celebrate the 125 years existence of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat worldwide.
As part of the activities marking the celebration, a thanksgiving symposium is been put together and it will feature two topics- ‘’The prophesies of second advent of the son of Mary , the promised Messiah and the fulfillments’’ , ‘’Moral, ethical and spiritual reformation of Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad ,the Promised Messiah’’
The event is slated for Sunday March 30th 2014, at the Main Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba Lagos by 11.00am prompt
It is worthy to note that Islamic organisation was introduced into Nigeria in 1916 through the efforts of members of the Muslim literary society in Lagos led by late Alhaji L.B Agusto and others.
Since its inception, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat has contributed immensely to the religious, social, economic and political development of Nigeria. It pioneered Islamic and Islamic education in the establishment of first Talim-ul-Islam Primary School Elegbata, Lagos, Fazl Omar Primary Schools, hospitals and Islamic training institution. It is also on record that Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Nigeria founded the first Islamic newspaper- The Truth newspaper in 1951.