Nigerian women have been challenged to take renewed interest in societal transformation by equipping themselves with relevant knowledge, skills and exposure which will put them in position to prepare upcoming generation for future challenges.
A professor of analytical chemistry at the federal university of technology, Akure ( FUTA ) Professor Ishaq Adekunle Amoo gave the charge at the 12th annual conference of federation of Muslim women association in Nigeria FOMWAN Ondo State chapter held at Ile Oluji , the headquarters of Ile Oluji / Oke Igbo.
Professor Amoo who was represented on the occasion by a seasoned administrator and researcher, Mallam Salahudeen Okoro said several notable personalities in history were all trained by their mothers.
While observing that women are exceptional teachers by nature, the don posited that it is only when today’s mothers are knowledgeable that the country can be assured of a brighter, rewarding tomorrow for individuals cannot give what they don’t have.
Earlier in his welcome address, the state ameerah of FOMWAN , Alhaja Medinat Omikunle said Muslim women are compelled to be agents of positive change due to their religious conviction just as she called for the bridging of generational gaps for sustainable development.
There was also launching of FOMWAN maiden magazine, award presentation to a foremost traffic warder-, Gbenga Olaseni alias EBA the chief Imam of IleOluji ,Alhaji Salam Amudaniyu Omiata and chief Imam of Oke Igbo, Alhaji Salaudeen Adesanmi as well as inaugurating Alhaja Hamdalat Abdulsalam as member of Board of Adviser.
The annual conference which attracted government functionaries, traditional rulers, Islamic scholars and other dignitaries featured launching of FOMWAN magazine, health talk and talent display by Muslim pupils