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PHRONESIS LEADERSHIP GROUP ORGANIZES ESSAY COMPETITION AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Phronesis Leadership Group, University of Ibadan Chapter, on Saturday, October 28, 2017, held the second edition of her annual Leadership Summit cum Essay Competition. The Group, as posited by its president, Kuforiji Victor, stressed that the summit is an effort to foster development of visionary leaders who can the string of change in the society at large.

Mr Kuforiji explained that the Group “plays the function of leadership, not to raise more followers but to raise new leaders.”

STUDENTS SHOULD BE MORE VIGILANT – CHIEF IMAM URGES MUSLIM STUDENTS

Professor Oloyede, the Chief Imam University of Ibadan Central Mosque, has charged students to be more vigilant in their daily activities. He created this awareness in the last part of his last Friday Sermon. He went on to say that aside his call for the students to be more vigilant, necessary preventive measures will be put in place around the mosque itself.

“Jesus was neither killed nor crucified” – Professor Oloyede

In contrast to erroneous beliefs of adherents of some faith that ‘Issa, son of Maryam, was crucified and resurrected, Professor Abdulrahman Oloyede, the Chief Imam of University of Ibadan central mosque, has called on muslims to disregard such proclamation in his Friday sermon

In today's sermon, the Imam urged Muslims to hold steady the rope of Allah and abide by His words as Allah has decreed worship to him and to no other. He admonished Muslims to disregard the belief in the trinity of Jesus.

He corroborated this by citing Qur’an 4:156-158 which states,

“Muslims have abandoned the dictates of Islam especially on marriage rites” – Professor Oloyede

The Chief Imam of University of Ibadan, Professor Abdul Rahman Oloyede, in his Friday sermon, which is a sequel to last week's sermon on the International Women’s Day celebration, has emphasised the importance of marriage and the responsibility that accompanies it. Muslims were advised to maintain the ties of kinship (of descendants of same parents). He elucidated this by citing Qur’an 4 vs 1 which states:

“WE WANT TO KOW HOW MUCH UI IS GENERATING FROM IGR” –ABIODUN OMISORE,

Following the lockdown showdown of the University’s school gates, Adh-Dhikr Press went all out to unearth the motives behind the strike action. It would be recalled that SSANU, NASU and NAAT, UI Chapter, had gone on a warning strike last week. And having not met their demands, they embarked on an indefinite strike this Monday. This is due to the unpaid and slashed salaries of members of the Unions. In our interview with the General Secretary of SSANU, Mr. Abiodun Omisore, he had this to say: