The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos Information Chapel annual Ramadan Lecture will hold on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 (14th Ramadan) at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja.
Themed, “Home as the bedrock of a better society,” the 17th edition will feature Dr. Isa AbdulMujeeb, the Medical Director of Our Friend Hospital, Ogba and Dr. Ganiu Bamgbose of the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo as guest speakers. The programme commences at 10 am prompt.
According to the Chairman of the Planning Committee, Mr. Taofeek Lawal, the two erudite scholars will deliver lecture on the topics ‘Islamic perspectives as a panacea to insecurity in the nation’ and ‘Inordinate greed for wealth: Expected role of parents in modelling children towards an effective nation building’, respectively.
The diversity of speakers, he said, brings different perspectives, enriches and deepens the conversation.
Initiated about two decades ago, this year’s edition is the 17th in the series and the theme was carefully chosen in view of the general acknowledged role of family as the bedrock of a better society. “As basic and essential building blocks of societies, the family has a crucial role to play in social development and instilling values of citizenship and belonging in the society as well as effecting positive change in a nation confronted with myriad of social and political malady, “Lawal said.
Lawal, who is the Director, Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, stated that NUJ annual Ramadan Lecture of the Lagos Information Chapel has gained prominence because of its focus on issues of national importance, hence, the quality and diversity of the speakers and the general organization of the programme.
While appreciating the Chairman of the chapel, Comrade Debo Adeniji and his executive committee for finding members of the 2023 Ramadan committee worthy of the assignment, the Committee Chairman enjoined members of the chapel as well as the general public to find time to attend the lecture, saying that they would benefit immensely for doing so.