The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has appointment Alhaji Rasaki Oladejo, as the new Deputy President-General (South) for the council.
The Deputy Secretary-General, NSCIA, Prof. Salisu Shehu, said this on Thursday in a statement.
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He said that Alhaji Oladejo steps in to fill the vacancy created after the death of Alhaji S. O. Babalola, who was until October 2, 2019, the Deputy President-General (South) of the council.
According to him, Oladejo, who was recently elected as the President of the Muslim Ummah of South West of Nigeria (MUSWEN), is a committed religious leader, development economist, Muslim philanthropist, and a member of many professional institutions.
“He was the Chairman of the Council’s Ad-hoc Committee on Assets, Finances and Operations Improvement and Sustainability from May 2013 through November 2014. He was the National President of Nawair-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria (an Islamic association founded in 1939) from 2013 through 2019. He is the Founder and Chairman, Mountain Investment and Securities Limited, a member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange,” Shehu said.