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An interim National Executive Association of Muslim Societies in Tertiary Institutions, Ghana (MUSTIG) has been inaugurated at its second...

An interim National Executive Association of Muslim Societies in Tertiary Institutions, Ghana (MUSTIG) has been inaugurated at its second Strategic Conference held at Lakeside University College in Accra on Friday November 12, 2021.

The conference saw the appointment of Professor Imoro Braimah from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as the interim President of the Association.

The main aim of the association according a press release, is to serve as a mouthpiece and representative, at both national and international levels, of the various Muslim societies, associations or communities at the various campuses of tertiary institutions in Ghana on matters affecting its members, the generality of Muslims in Ghana and the Islamic faith.

 “It shall be non-sectarian, non-partisan and non-ethnic” the statement emphasized.

The interim National Executive positions are occupied by the following representatives of various tertiary institutions:

One of the reasons for the conference was to approve the constitution of the Association and to inaugurate an interim National Executive Committee to administer the affairs of the Association.

“The committee’s mandate is until its first meeting of Congress to elect members of the National Executive Committee”.

Below is the full statement

PRESS RELEASE

29th November 2021

Tertiary Institutions of Ghana Muslim Association Inaugurated

An interim National Executive Association of Muslim Societies in Tertiary Institutions, Ghana (MUSTIG) has been inaugurated at its second Strategic Conference held at Lakeside University College in Accra on Friday November 12, 2021.

The conference was held to approve the constitution of the Association and to inaugurate an interim National Executive Committee to administer the affairs of the Association. The committee mandate is until its first meeting of Congress to elect members of the National Executive Committee.

The Association has been established to serve as a mouthpiece and representative, at both national and international levels, of the various Muslim societies, associations or communities at the various campuses of tertiary institutions in Ghana on matters affecting its members, the generality of Muslims in Ghana and the Islamic faith. It shall be non-sectarian, non-partisan and non-ethnic.

The interim National Executive positions are occupied by the following representatives of various tertiary institutions:

PositionNameInstitution
The PresidentProf Imoro BraimahKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
The Vice-PresidentProf Mahmoud Mohammed MahmoudUniversity of Ghana
The SecretaryDr. Yunus DumbeKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
The OrganiserDr. Mohammed Mujitaba DawudaUniversity of Development Studies, Tamale
Financial SecretaryDr. Halid Babamu OsmanKumasi Technical University
Communication OfficerMr. Zakaria Tanko Musah, Esq.Ghana Institute of Journalism
Representative of the Imam CouncilImam Mustapha IddrisuUniversity of Professional Studies
Women CommissionerRazeena Mohammed SiitahUniversity of Professional Studies

The interim National Executives was inaugurated by Dr. Hussein Iddris Ibrahim. He prayed for Allah’s guidance for the new executives and crave the indulgence of the new executive to have the ability to listen to advice of members to carry out their mandate dutifully.

The interim President, Prof Imoro Braimah, in his acceptance speech thanked members for the opportunity given to serve the Muslim Community in Ghana. On behalf of the interim National Executive Committee, he promised to do their best in the interest of the Muslim Community.

The objective of the Association include:

  • Enhancing and strengthening unity, collaboration and mentorship among its members and Muslims at large in all aspects of Islamic activities
  • Providing spiritual, academic and moral/social guidance as well as mentorship to its members, especially its student members, to shape their Islamic identity and wellbeing
  • Advancing the academic, social and professional responsibilities of its members towards the larger Muslim community in Ghana and beyond.
  • Providing a common forum for the discussion of Muslim issues at the various campuses of tertiary institutions in Ghana
  • Inculcating in Muslims on campus the requisite qualities and values necessary for the general mobilisation of Muslims for community growth and development

For further enquiries or any media engagements, please contact:

Prof Imoro Braimah: 0244869908

Interim President

Dr. Yunus Dumbe: 0242662897

Interim Secretary

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