Lagos DG, Adebule Leads Professional Women In The Criterion Conference In AbujaLagos, Latest News, News Thursday, November 19th, 2015
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr (Mrs) Idiat Oluranti Adebule is expected to lead other Muslim Women across the country in the 8th biennial National Conference of the Criterion (Association of Muslim Women in Business and the Professions) slated for November 18 to 21, 2015.
In a statement issued by the National Amirah and Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Association, Dr Mrs Saudat Salah Abdulbaqi and Hajia Shakirat Abdulmajeed respectively, the Association indicated, Dr Adebule will be the special guest of honour at the conference with the theme: “Challenges of Globalization on Muslims”.
The choice of the theme the statement said was informed by the fact that the linkage of the world via Information and Communication Technology and its attending spiral effect on all citizens of the world, called for a concerted effort to attain a knowledge of reality through common reflection and action in order to make informed contributions towards self and global development.
Criterion pointed out that it was the tradition of the body to hold a Biennial National Conference to bring Muslim elites together to discuss contemporary issues as they affect the Ummah and the society in general.
The opening ceremony of the conference is expected to be presided by the Managing Director of CRC Credit Bureau Ltd, Alhaji Ahmed Tunde Popoola, which holds Saturday, November 21, at the Abuja National Mosque.
Speakers at the Conference include: former Deputy Chief of Staff to Ogun State Governor, Alhaji Shuaib Salis, Dr (Mrs) Amina Soliu, Honourable Mulikat Akande Adeola and Senator, Monsurah Sumonu.
Other activities lined-up for the occasion include, courtesy visits to notable personalities within the FCT, Educational Chat with secondary school students (Friday 20th November), Interactive Session with Muslim Women groups, Humanitarian visit to Durumi Internally Displayed Persons’ (IDPs) camp and Nurul Bayan Orphanage home where the group hopes to hold memorable interactive sessions with the inmates and distribute relief materials.
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