Tijaniyya Council Deepens Diplomatic Relations With Norway, South Korea

In an effort to strengthen the relationship that exists between the Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana with Norway and South Korea, the President and Spiritual leader of the Council led delegation to the Norway embassy in Accra to congratulate the ambassador and her able staffs and also to the Embassy of the South Korea.

H. E. Hege Hertzberg attended the Council’s delegates conference held at Koforidua to deliberate on issues of importance to the Council.

The conference was used to take stock of the past and to chart new ways for the future.

At the grand durbar to climax the event, Mrs Hertzberg graced the occasion as special guest of hounor. She impressed and inspired the gathering with her speech delivered which became the topic of that moment among members of the Council.

On this background, the Tijaniyya Council deemed it fit to hounor her and the industrious Mission Consular who doubles as the Deputy Head of Mission Mr. Per Mogstad.

They were awarded citations and decorated with the traditional dresses of northern Ghana (smock). The secretary, Liv Adams (Mrs.) was not left out in the decoration for her outstanding performance in the discharge of her duties.

In her response Mrs Hege Hertzberg said they feel honoured and proud to be in friendship with the Council and promise to keep the relationship in high esteem.

A member of the communication team of the Council Sheikh Mutawakilu Iddriss in his statement commended the ambassador and explained the reasons for the annual Qur’an recitation which will be recording its 53rd anniversary come this year and is scheduled to commence from Wednesday the 13th to Friday the 15th April, 2016. He also expressed the Council’s condolence to the unfortunate killing of a Norwegian by ISIS.

The President of the Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana His Eminece Shiekh Abul-Faidi Ahmad Maikano thanked the ambassador for attending the delegate conference and the inspirational and motivational speech she delivered at Koforidua.

Shiekh Khalaifa used the opportunity to invite her to this year’s Qu’ran recitation and wished her well in all her endeavours. The council’s entourage includes Imam Hassan, the Public Relation Officer Abubakar Baban Yara, and the Media Relation Officer Muhammed Muhtari Ibrahim among other members.

At another diplomatic mission event, the Tijaniyya Muslim Council which is on a mission to empowering the youth trough skills training and entrepreneurship has received an anchor.

This came to light during discussion between the the able leader of Sheikh Abul-Faidi Abdulai Maikano and the office of South Korean ambassador on matters concerning the challenges facing the youth of this country.

Taking into consideration the fact that the mass followers of the council are of youthful age, the president of the council is embarking on a mission of finding suitable vocations for them. Realizing that doing this alone will be a very difficult task decided to liaise with developing partners.

The Public Relation Officer of the council Abubakr Baban Yara, reiterated the councils readiness to work with its collaborators in assisting the youth to acquire Skills training and entrepreneurship. He contended that the Council’s door is widely open to all who share the same vision with it.

The Ambassador of South Korea to Ghana Lyeo Woon-Ki lauded the vision and mission of the Tijaniyya Muslim council of Ghana and promise to do anything within his reach to support. Mr Lyeo said although has unemployed youth but is worse here in Ghana.

He said his country is already carrying out some projects in Ghana especially in Akumadan town of Brong Ahafo region all the same his outfit will work together with the council to achieve results.

The President who doubles as the Spiritual Leader of the Tijaniyya Muslim council of Ghana commended the ambassador for taking time out of his busy schedule to host him and his entourage.

His eminence Sheikhs Abu-Faidi said Prang is blessed with vast land and large river suitable for both crop and animal farming. Sheikh Khalifa therefore welcomes South Korea into the Prang town to embark on Agricultures and Aquaculture.

He prayed the collaboration will go a long way in resolving most of the challenges faced by the youth of this country. The two personalities expressed appreciation to each other for the partnership. At the meeting were some national executives of the Council which included Imam Hassan, Shehu Usman and the media relation officer Muhammad Muhtari Ibrahim.


The Council with the Norway envoy


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