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FOMWAN's work is part of a growing Nigerian Muslim public discourse about women's rights and sharia.
Dignitaries present at the occasion included the Iba Abogunde in Ogbomosoland, Oba Tajudeen Abimbola Aminu; renowned preacher, Dr Dawood Amoo Alaga and other leaders of the Oyo State Muslim community; the coordinator of NACOMYO in Oyo State, Alhaji Dawood Afolabi and other notable members of the organization in the state; the National Nahibah Ameerah, Federation of Muslim Women's Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), Alhaja Rofiat Idowu Sanni and representatives of notable Islamic organisations in the country.
ESD partnered with the Kano State Chapter of the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) to reach young married women, their families and the community with information about the benefits of family planning (FP) for HTSP, especially to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidity.
AHEAD of the 2019 elections, the Federation of Muslim Women's Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has organised a sensitisation programme on the roles of Muslim women, especially women in veils, popularly known as purdah.
It was Hajiya Aisha Lemu who initiated the idea of bringing all Nigerian Muslim women under a common umbrella called Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), which is vividly active and effective in all corners and crannies of the country today.
Lemu, a foremost educationist, author of many Islamic Studies books and founder of the Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), was also the National Amirah of the association for four years.
'We congratulate the Lagos State chapters of the Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), the Muslim Congress (TMC), the Muslim Teachers Association of Nigeria (MUTAN) and the Federation of Muslim Women's Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN).
THE Federation of Muslim Women's Association in Nigeria, FOMWAN, Ogun State chapter, has trained 165 Muslim youths across the state on the advantage and disadvantage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the 21st century.
Others were the chairman of the Muslim Community of Oyo State, Alhaji Is-haq Kunle Sanni; Sheikh Ismail Busaeri; the Iya Adinni of Yorubaland, Alhaja Sekinat Adekola; the Amirah the Federation of Muslim Women's Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), Oyo State, Alhaja Simiat Ogundiran; a former Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Alhaji Sulaiman 'Diti Oladapo and the chairman of Ibadan Muslim community, Chief Bayo Oyero, as well as school children.
The president of Federation of Muslim Women's Associations of Nigeria (FOMWAN) in the state, Alhaja Asubiaro was recently rumoured as Dr Fayemi's running mate, but the rumour was promptly denied by the JKF Campaign Office.
Also present at the congress were the leadership and members of Federation of Muslim Women Associations of Nigeria (FOMWAN); National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO); Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN); NASFAT, QAREEB, YOUMBAS, FEMCON, ADYAN, ISBON, MYAN and other notable organisations in the state.
The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO), Federation of Muslim Women's Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Abuja Muslim Forum (AMF) and Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) all described the action as unconstitutional and a violation of the lady's fundamental human rights.