By Rasheed Animasaun
No fewer than 586 members of Majlis Atfa-ul-Ahmadiyya, Oyo State, attended State Convention held at the Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo State between 3rd and 5th August, 2018 in preparation for their Annual National Ijtema (Convention)/Islamic Vacation Course.
The young boys whose age ranges between 7 and 15 fell into 3 stages: Group 1 (Age 7 – 9), Group 2 (Age 10 – 12) and Group 3 (Age 13 – 15) while kids younger than 7 were categorized as V.I.P.
The young boys drawn from all 11 Dil’at in the State competed in various educational and sporting events which are part of core events in the convention besides the lectures, boys review and sensitization sessions. Other special sessions include: health talk and I.C.T. Seminar delivered by Hafiz Dr. Adepoju AbdusSalam and Bro. Animasaun AbdurRasheed respectively.
In addition, on the final day, the kids had the opportunity of meeting with the Sadr MKAN Sahib, Engr. Saeed Kunleola Aina, who graced the event. He had interactive session with the kids and had the International Bai’at Ceremony with them.