Akorede Celebrates 25 Years Of Dawah, 13 Years Of Imamship

File: Imam AbdulHakeem Akorede delivering the Friday sermon.


The Chief Imam of Akure, Alhaji AbdulHakeem Akorede is celebrating his 25 Years Of Dawah (evangelism) and 13 Years Of Imamship today, Saturday 21st December in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

The dual events holding at the Moshood Abiola Democracy Park, Beside the central mosque, will feature book launch – x-raying the profile of the Imam who happens to be the son of the former Imam of Akure, Alhaji Qasim Yayi Akorede.

Awards of Honour would also be given to some Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in their professional fields.

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Earlier in the week, the celebrant, inaugurated the Sheikh Akorede Albarka Foundation for Family Support aimed at supporting the less privileged and families.

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Imam Akorede also visited motherless babies and correctional homes as well as hospitals in Akure metropolis where gift items were distributed to the facilities, inmates and patients.

During the week long event, the 1st Sheikh Akorede Albarka Foundation for Family Support lecture was also held and it featured Imam Tajjul Adaby mosque, Owo, Dr Yunus Anola and the Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the state, Revd Ayo Oladapo.

Both lecturers harped on the need for Nigerians to live in peace and harmony and manage the differences that exists among the multi-religious groups in the country.

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