Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission and youth confab in Bolga

Alhajj Maulvi Noor Mohammed Bin Salih

Alhajj Maulvi Noor Mohammed Bin Salih

A three-day youth religious conference of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission has ended in Bolgatanga, the regional capital of Upper East Region.

The conference attracted 3,500 Ahmadiyya youth across the ten regions of Ghana and youth delegates of the same faith based organisations drawn from Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire and Uganda.

The event which was the 39th Annual Youth Rally of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission dubbed, ‘Annual Ijtima of MajlisKhudamul “and under theme” Self Reformation’ was used to mobilise support from the general public to pay their TV licence and also for blood donation to the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital including clean-up exercises at the Bolgatanga municipality and the premises of the regional hospital.

Addressing the youth at the occasion, the Ameer and Missionary in charge of the of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana,  Alhajj Maulvi Noor Mohammed Bin Salih,  stressed that one of the core values of the mission is to use the Quran to teach the youth to become more responsible to enable them contribute their  quota to national development.

He admonished the youth to subject themselves to the teaching of the Quran and to ensure that they apply it to become good leaders and stressed that need for the youth to endear themselves to hardships.

“If you don’t want to go wayward in life, you must endear yourselves to hardships. You must bear in mind that proper grooming of you as youth to become more responsible and better person in life comes with hardship which you must submit and subject yourselves to,”   Alhaji Salih admonished the youth.

The Ameer and Missionary entreated the youth to desist from negative indiscipline acts such as conflicts, corruption and the abuse of substances that were very harmful to human life and stressed that Islam was a peaceful religion.

The National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association, Mr. Nasir Ahmad Bonsu, explained that apart from Allah using the conference to refresh the youth spiritually, it was also aimed at inculcating into the youth the spirit of patriotism and oneness.

The President gave the assurance that his outfit together with the leadership of the Ahmadiyya Muslem Mission would continue to mount more Muslim programmes to imbibe in the youth to become better future leaders.

The outgoing Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Rockson Bukari Ayine, mentioned that one of the major challenges confronting the youth today is the proper upbringing of them and lauded the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission for always initiating programmes tailored towards addressing the problem.

Mr.Ayine mentionedthe establishment of schools and hospitals as some of the projects initiated by the religious organisation to complement government’s efforts.

He said the government viewed the youth as a very cardinal tool  for national development and mentioned  government’s interventions such as the free Senior High School policy, vocational and technical education, the business model for the youth, the National Youth Employment Agency,  the National Youth Authority, the Planting for Food and Jobs among others to justify his point.nished the youth.

The Ameer and Missionary entreated the youth to desist from negative indiscipline acts such as conflicts, corruption and the abuse of substances that were very harmful to human life and stressed that Islam was a peaceful religion.

The National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association, Mr. Nasir Ahmad Bonsu, explained that apart from Allah using the conference to refresh the youth spiritually, it was also aimed at inculcating into the youth the spirit of patriotism and oneness.

The President gave the assurance that his outfit together with the leadership of the Ahmadiyya Muslem Mission would continue to mount more Muslim programmes to imbibe in the youth to become better future leaders.

The outgoing Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Rockson Bukari Ayine, mentioned that one of the major challenges confronting the youth today is the proper upbringing of them and lauded the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission for always initiating programmes tailored towards addressing the problem.

Mr.Ayine mentionedthe establishment of schools and hospitals as some of the projects initiated by the religious organisation to complement government’s efforts.

FROM SAMUEL AKAPULE, BOLGATANGA

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