As the world celebrates the World Mothers Day, the Pure Heart Islamic Foundation of Nigeria (PHF) has urged the future mothers to show up and be up to task as they are the ones the world is looking up to in order to fill the social, moral, religious, professional and other vacuums in the society. Barrister Mutiat Orolu-Balogun, the Director, Hijab Right Advocacy Initiative said this in a keynote address delivered at the third edition of Pure Heart Annual Sisters’ Summit (PASS), held on Sunday, 31st March, 2019 at the House of Chiefs, Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan. She urged the teeming female youths who stormed the occasion to be resilient in pursuant of their dream. ”This is what Islam requires from you as Muslim sisters, she said.
[Barrister Mutiat Orolu-Balogun, the Director, Hijab Right Advocacy Initiative, delivering her lecture]
In her address of welcome to the occasion, the female coordinator of PHF in Oyo State, Hajia Shakirat Bamigbade reiterated the importance of protecting the right of Muslim girls to adorn hijab saying “underneath the hijab lies the best brain that the nation needs presently and in the near future”. She added that “the government should take seriously the equal opportunity to the education of the girl child at all levels, irrespective of ethnicity or religious background”.
This year’s edition of the Summit tagged The World Awaits You is aimed at sensitizing female Muslim youths about the enormous nation building tasks ahead of them in the society.
The Summit was graced by personalities from all walks of life including schools, Muslim organizations and the media.