Ansar-Ud-deen begins constructing a 250-seater capacity ICT centre


By Aluta News

Feb. 6, 2022

Ansar-Ud-deen Society, Abuja Branch, has begun construction and equipping of a 250-seater capacity Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training centre, to improve the level of ICT compliance in the country.

The Chairman, FCT Branch of the society, Alhaji Mohammed Olayiwola, made the disclosure at the 25th Anniversary and Special Merit Award of the society, held at NAF Conference centre, on Saturday, in Abuja.

Olayiwola explained that the centre would comprise 250-capacity ICT training hall on the ground, five classrooms each on the first and second floors respectively.

The chairman, who explained that the ICT centre would be used as a CBT centre, revealed that it would cost N200 million, to build..

According to him, the complete architectural, structural and services design, drawings and bills of quantities had been done.

He expressed optimism that the centre would complement the Ansar-Ud-deen existing school and develop its members and the public ICT skills acquisition and generate income for the society to maintain its mosque in Abuja.

Olayiwola said the Abuja Branch of the society had in the last 25 years grown to meet up with her peers, become a role model and major reference on Islamic matters in the FCT.

He also said that the centre was leading in contributing to the government’s policy formulation and compliance which made both FCT and the Federal Government recognize its role in national development.

Earlier, Dr Yusuf Adebayo, National Deputy President of the society, said that the organisation would continue to consolidate the successes and achievements it recorded within the past 25 years.

” Within the past 25 years we were able to enlightened the Muslim ummah across the FCT and going forward we want to go beyond collecting charity and alms from members, because Islam has gone beyond that”, he said,

Also, the guest lecturer, Dr Abdulfattah Adeyemi, urged Ansar-Ud-deen to evolve strategies that would make Islam more attractive to the younger generation.

” The society has a duty, on behalf of the ummah, to ensure strategic development to develop the future of the youth.

” We need to make Islam to be attractive to the young people. After 25th years, the next is to consolidate on the gains and achievement recorded so far.

” People have to cooperate in order to move the society forward. Let us continue to develop our youths, they are the future of the next generation. They are more brilliant and exposed beyond our imagination.”

NAN reports that the highpoint of the event was the presentation of special merit Award to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Justice Suleiman Belgore, Iman Fuad Adeyemi and others.