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A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A 5-DAY RETREAT/NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (NEC) MEETING OF FEDERATION OF MUSLIM WOMEN’S ASSOCIATIONS IN NIGERIA
DATE: 8th December, 2013
The National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting of Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) which held between 4th and 8th December 2013 started with a Retreat for new National Executive Council (NEC) members. Ninety-six members from across the thirty-six States of the Federation including Federal Capital Territory (FCT) attended the meeting. Several papers were presented at the Retreat to broaden the knowledge of members and prepare them for their new assignment. The main papers were:
During the meeting, some observations were made by FOMWAN concerning the state of the Muslim women and girls in Nigeria.
FOMWAN therefore recommends as follows:
In conclusion, NEC members commended the leadership of FOMWAN for organizing the Retreat. FOMWAN also commended the host state (Benue) of the 2013 FOMWAN Annual National Conference. The hosting state (Osun) for the 2014 Annual National Conference was directed to speed up arrangement towards the success of the Conference.
COMMUNIQUE DRAFTING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
|Sister Muhibat Mohammed (Asst. Nat. Legal Officer)||Chairperson|
|Sister Umaimah Momoh (National Secretary)||Member|
|Sister Hafsat Al-Amin (Asst. Nat. PRO)||Member|
|Sister Saydah I. Ajah (Ebonyi State Amirah)||Member|
|Sister S.O. Laoye (S/W II Zonal Co-ord.)||Member|
|Sister M.A.R. Bello (Asst. National Secretary)||Secretary|
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