NATIONAL AMILA ORGANIZES REFRESHER COURSE FOR NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN ZONAL AND CIRCUIT OFFICE BEARERS

Zonal and Circuit office bearers of Lajna Imaillah, Ghana have been urged to commit to their faith, engage in sacrifices no matter the circumstance, engage in tabligh/tarbiyat/self-reformation and encourage their children to take up the mantle to spread Islam. This was pronounced by Dr. Fatima Eshun Abass (Naib Sadr I) at the just ended refresher course organized for the Northern and Southern Zonal as well as Circuit office bearers.

Held at the Nusrat Jahan College of Education, Wa (for the Northern Sector) and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Central Mosque, Koforidua (for the Southern Sector), this three-day event served to empower the Lajna Imaillah officers in the area of Religious Education, Leadership and Socioeconomic Skills. It was intended also; to broaden the knowledge base of individual office bearers to enable them execute their tasks with appropriateness and confidence. Thus, members were to be equipped with the requisite skills and specific strategies to efficiently deliver on their tasks.

Office bearers were tutored on some critical and essential leadership skills which included the essentials of Team Building, Conflict Management, Strategic directions and Communication skills by Madam Sakina Bonsu. In another presentation, office bearers were asked to constantly reflect on the binding role they have subscribed to as they continuously chant the Lajna Pledge on many occasions. The National Ta'lim Secretary, Hajia Rahmat A. Ainooson, who made this statement further reminded officers of the immense value of remaining firm in their faith and being ever ready to offer sacrifices for the sake of their religion.

Hajia Naeema Nabeela Wahab Hammond, General Secretary of Lajna Imaillah Ghana, explained from the Lajna Imaillah Constitution, the roles and duties of Zonal Sadraat and Secretaries. National office bearers took turns to present their Action Plan for the Lajna year.

A total of 167 office bearers from seven zones in the Northern Region attended the course. From the Southern Sector, three-hundred and sixty (360) participants from twenty (20) zones were in attendance with a total of twenty-nine (29) national Amila members.