Over 600 members of the leading Muslim organisation in Nigeria christened Nasrul-Lahi-l-Fatih (NASFAT) have arrived Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State for a three-day 7th biennial Women’s conference.
The conference with the theme: ’Intentional Parenting: The How’s of Raising Resilient Muslim Children Against All Odds” is billed to hold from June 30 to July 2, 2022.
Delegates from the six geopolitical zones and 36 states of the federation, including Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) would converge on the popular Afe Babalola Event Centre to brainstorm and address the challenge of parenting in the 21st century.
Briefing journalists in Ado-Ekiti, the NASFAT’s National Women Affairs Secretary, Mrs Suweebah Kupolati, said that the organisation with over One Million Naira membership identified unemployment and poor technological innovation for the upsurge of crime in the country.
NASFAT charged the federal government to make a huge investments in job creation and technological innovation to tackle cases of Kidnapping, killings and drug abuse being perpetrated by youths.
Outlining the successes recorded by the Muslim body Kupolati said: “We have given out about N380 million to different groups and populace to alleviate poverty. We gave out N70m during Covid to help Nigerians. We also have scholarships to sponsor youth for university education and for medical treatment of poor Nigerians”.
Kupolati described NASFAT as a pace-setting Islamic charity and faith-based organization that promotes Health, Education, livelihood and good governance among Nigerians.
NASFAT called on the government to rethink and adopt the right policies to bail the nation out of the present security quagmire.