FOLLOWING the closure of the hall of residence’s mosques in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife by the university authorities for alleged misuse, the Muslim Alumni has promised to carry out comprehensive renovation of all the affected mosques.
The assurance was contained in a statement issued by the President, University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) by Alhaji AbdulWaheed Odeyimka and Alhaji Mohammed Buari, Public Relations Officer.
While calling for restraint of all parties involved, UNIFEMGA welcomed the handover of the Mosques in the halls of residence to the Chief Imam of the Muslim Community by the OAU Management.
“UNIFEMGA will in conjunction with the Muslim Community urgently embark on the renovation of the Mosques and put in place proper protocol for the use of the Mosques and appointment of the Hall Mosque officials”.
“We urge all members of the Muslim Community of OAU including all our Muslim Students that in the spirit of the on-going fast of the month of Ramadan to continue to work for the peace and well-being of the Ummah”, the statement added.