The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Elders group, (Majlis Ansarullah Silsla Aliya Ahmadiyya) Nigeria, holds its 42nd annual National Islamic conference (Ijtema) in Lokoja ,Kogi state from Friday 18th to 20th August at the Al-Azhar International College ,Lokoja. The theme of the gathering is Mankind and The Search For Peace.
The three day event will feature free medical camp,courtesy visits on the Governor of Kogi state , The Royal highness of Ebira Land, among others, chief imam of Lokoja,the orphanage homes,Commissioner of Police and the Chairman of the Christian association of Nigeria, CAN.
Other programmes include special prayers for Nigeria, Quranic competitions, Quiz,sports, Debates on topical issues on Islam. Special lectures on Corruption : An Impediment to Economic and Spiritual Progress will be delivered by Barrister Uthman Robiu,. Theme lectures are Mankind and the Search for Peace-Dr Abdul Lateef Owoade of the faculty of Law University of Ilorin, Home:Veritable Source if Achieving Communal Peace by Dr Saeed Timehin, of the Lagos State University,Ojoo.
The Amir Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat ,Nigeria, Dr Mashuud Fasola will be the chairman of the occasion, a communique expected at the end of the three day conference.