Venue: Zakah and Waqf Training Room/ GSU New Multipurpose Hall
Date: 11th December, 2021 and 12th December, 2021
Time: 09:00am-5:30pm daily
Program Sponsor: Zakah and Waqf Foundation
Cross section participants at the 2nd day of Waqf Ambassadors Workshop WAW, 2021
A Two (2) day Waqf Ambassador workshop was held at the foundation’s office on 11th and 12th of December 2021. The workshop was intensive and had in attendance 75 young participants of different ages, gender, and post secondary school qualifications. The participants were exposed to different skills and knowledge around Entrepreneurship, Nigeria’s Socio-Economic Space, Self reliance and Exploring Untapped Opportunities in Agriculture and ICT. The workshop was a collaborative effort between Zakah and Waqf Foundation, and International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), Nigeria office.
Day one: Saturday, 11th December,2021
Presentation one was facilitated by Dr. Abubakar Sadiq Usman, Department of Business Administration (GSU).
Topic: Entrepreneurship, youth and self reliance.
Presentation two was facilitated by: Dr. Adamu Tilde on a Topic: “youth and untapped opportunities in agricultural sector”
Presentation three was facilitated by Dr. Usman Ali Abdullahi, HOD, Computer Science (FCET) on a Topic: “youth and untapped potential in ICT sector”
Presentation Four was facilitated by Dr….on a Topic: “Muslim Youth and Nigerias Socio-Economic Space”
Day two: Sunday, 12th December, 2021
Presentation Five which held at the new Multipurpose Hall, GSU started at about 9:00am and was facilitated by Ameer Abdullahi Abubakar Lamido on a Topic: “Waqf and Socio-economic Empowerment”
Then Followed the Formal closing ceremony and Award of prizes, at GSU new multipurpose hall which started from 11:00am and ends by 1:30pm.
It was Chaired by Prof. Aliyu Usman Elnafaty Vice Chancellor (GSU).
Amb. Yerima Abdullahi Sarkin Bai Gombe served as Special Guest of Honor.
Keynote speech was delieverd Prof. Usman M Shuaibu Dean, Faculty of Law,BUK on a Topic: Waqf as a Viable Tool for Youths Empowerment in Nigeria. It was attended by many dignitaries and organizations that include: JIBWIS, ITF, SMEDAN, NDE, IIIT, members of the BOT as well as the management members of ZAWFOG. Dr. Abubakar Ali Gombe who is the BOT Chairman, served as the chief Host. Awardees were presented with prizes by the guest presents at the occasion after criteria for selecting the awardees was presented by the Director, Training. The formal closing ends with a group picture with all dignitaries present, members of the management team and the graduated ambassadors.
After lunch break and Prayers, the activities resumed with the last segment of the Training called: Entrepreneurship Clinic, I was Moderated by Malm Nasir Bello Thirmizi with Four Panelists: that include; Dr. Usman Ali, Ameer AA Lamido and Dr. Aisha Usman Muhammad. It was followed by a syndicate group and feedbacks were presented by representatives of each group. Observation, comments and Questions were attended during the session.
IIIT representative offered the closing prayers followed by distribution of certificates
Group picture of graduated ambassadors with guest after the formal closing ceremony