In recognition of his tremendous contributions towards the propagation of Islam and service to humanity, an Ilorin based Islamic Foundation, ‘AL-IHSAAN Islamic Outreach’ has conferred an award of Excellence on the former Labour Party Governorship Candidate in kwara State, Comrade Issa Aremu mni.
Other selected distinguished personalities that bagged the award on the occasion include the Kwara State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Alhaji Attahiru Garba Madami; an Ilorin based renowned Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abdulwaasiu Akorede; an Abuja based Chartered Accountant, Mr Muhammed Sanni Abdulmumeen Jawondo and eight others.
Speaking at the event, one of the awardees, Comerade Issa Aremu mni decsribed the honour as a privilege and pledged that the recognition will spur him consolidate on his service to God and humanity.
Comrade Aremu who was represented on the occasion by the state Chairman of Labour Party, Comrade Abdulmumeen Onagun, used the medium to appeal to well meaning Nigerians and corporate individuals to always imbibe culture of providing services to God and humanity in the interest of growth and development of Nigeria.
Comrade Aremu said people do not need to wear a political toga before giving a helping hand to the needy in the society, and encouraged Nigerians to always be at the vanguard of promoting love, and affection through alms giving and generous donations to the less privileged.
In his health talk on the occasion, Professor Ramata Kareem of the Home Economics Department, University of Ilorin, advised Muslim faithfuls to be mindful of what they eat during this month of Ramadan.
Professor Kareem particularly urged people to always look for rich foods especially fruits and other highly riched foods, saying that the brighter the colour of food the richer the nutritional value.
In his sermon, Sheik Abdullahi Toyin Salatty who is the Deputy Chief Missioner of NASFAT, Ilorin branch, identified justice, equity, religious tolerance and love as potent tools for the attainment of a United, peaceful and prosperous nation.