Title: Conceptual Background and Operational Principle of Waqf

Venue: Conference Room of Zakah and Waqf office Gombe.

Time: 10:00am-1:15pm

Date: 25th January, 2020

Program Sponsor: Zakah and Waqf Foundation

Total Participants:  15

Reported by: Research, Training and documentation Unit of ZWF


As part of its activities, the Zakah and Waqf Foundation Gombe organized the 4th training on waqf management inviting all interesting participant from the general public. The training was delivered by the chairman of the foundation M. Abdullahi A. lamido. The Training was conducted at the conference hall of the foundation.


The Main objective of the Training on Waqf Management is to get the public to learn the essential thing on Waqf, its conceptual background and operational principle.


The following core concepts were covered in the training:

  • General Introduction (Why the concept of Waqf)
  • Meaning of Waqf
  • Waqf Characteristics
  • Pillars/ Element of Waqf
  • Classification of Waqf
  • Aspect of Waqf in History

The Training which covers the first module was successful, educative and interactive gathering. It triggered very interesting discussion and interest toward implementation of waqf, promoting it knowledge. Many questions were ask at the end of the presentation by some participant and was well responded effectively.

It was well attended with 15 participants from the general public. However, in addition to the participants of the last three trainings covering module one, we now have a total number of 77 participants who attended the training.

Refreshment was provided which were sourced from the foundations account. The Head of Research, Training and Documentation gave the closing remarks and the  program ended at about 1:15pm.