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Posted: Nov 7, 2015 at 8:30 am   /   by   /   comments (0)
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Mrs Idiat  Aderanti  Olubule, is expected to lead other Muslim Women  across the country to the 8th biennial  National  Conference of the Criterion (an Association of Muslim Women in Business and the Professions)  coming up in Abuja between 18th and 21st November, 2015.
In a press statement jointly signed by the National Amirah and the National PRO of the Association, Dr Mrs Saudat Salah Abdulbaqi and Hajia Shakirat Abdulmajeed explained that, Dr Olubule will be the special guest of honour at the conference  themed:  ‘Challenges of Globalisation on Muslims’
Dr Abdul Baqi explained that, the choice of the theme is 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  calls 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.
She explained that, it is the tradition of the organization to hold a Biennial National Conference to bring Muslim elites together to discuss contemporary issues as they affect the Ummah and the society at large.
The opening ceremony of the 8th Biennial conference is expected to be chaired by Alhaji Ahmed Tunde Popoola, the Managing Durector of CRC Credit Bureau Ltd on Saturday, 21st November at the Abuja National Mosque while
Alhaji Abdulfatah Adeyemi will present the lead paper.
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.
Other speakers at the three-day events include, Alhaji Shuaib Salis, a former Asst. Chief of Staff to Ogun State Governor, Dr (Mrs) Amina Soliu, Senator Mulikat Akande Adeola and Senator, Monsurah Sumonu.