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Emir to commission mosque in Auchi

By Gabriel Enogholase

BENIN — The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, will on Friday commis-sion the Arafat Mosque Complex in Auchi, the administrative headquarters of Estako-West Local Government Area of Edo State.

A lecture titled, Basic Facts About the Glorious Quran, is expected to be delivered by Prof. Zakariya Oseni, the Chief Iman of Auchi Kingdom and Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin.

A statement issued in Benin, yesterday, by Alhaji Usman Abudah for the Otaru-in-Council, said His Royal Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubuse II, would chair the occasion which would include other eminent personalities such Chief Tony Enahoro, the Okakulo of Edoland.

He added that the Chief Host of the day would be the governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The state House of Assembly Speaker, Zakawanu Garuba, will also be in attendance.

Prof. Oseni said the following  day, which is also Annual Auchi Festival, would feature an agricultural fair and traditional/cultural performances.


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