The Lagos was agog on Sunday 16th of September, 2018 as over 50 prominent Lagosians got turbanned at the Lagos Central Mosque in Lagos.
The event kicked off as early as 10 am at the Tafa Balewa Square Complex, Race Course, Lagos with many prominent Lagosians in attendance.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Executive Governor of Lagos who was the Chief Host couldn’t make it but he sent his goodwill message through his Deputy Governor, Mrs. Idiat Adebule.
The Asiwaju of Lagos, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu who was eminent Personality of Honour was also ably represented.
He was among prominent Lagosian who also got turban. He got the Asiwaju Adinni of Lagos, while Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola became Waziri of Lagos.
Of course, they were not the only Lagosian who were conferred with a title as the new Chief Imam of Lagos, Alhaji Sulaiman Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla was also installed. Some other 50 prominent Lagosians also got titles too.
As early as few minutes past 10 am, all the new Oloyes as they are fondly called arrived looking Regal in a white expensive lace for women while the men walked tall in their “Alukinba” (Muslim Regalia for Men). Their white well-wrapped turban made them stand out among many other guests.
The royal father of the day was Oba Rilwan Akiolu, while the event Chairman was Alhaji Dr. Musiliu Smith, CFR who is also Chairman of Police Commission.
Baba Adinni of Lagos, His Eminence Sheik, Abdul Hafeez Abou (OFR) in his closing remarks acknowledged the contribution of Alhaji Kekere Ekun, Chief S.B. Daranijo, Alhaji T.A. Oki, late Alhaji Chief A.A. Aweleje whose position has now been taken by Chief Ganiu Williams (FCA).
Chief S.O. Babalola, Aare Rasak Akanni Okoya, Dr. Tajudeen Okoya, Sheik Farouk Onikijipa, Alhaji Ganiyu Williams, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, Mr. Demola Seriki were among many others who made the event.
The official turbanning which lasted for over 4 hours had many of the awardees treating their large guests to a warm reception at different locations.
Trust Lagosians, many of them could be seen moving from one reception venue to the other. Among many of their guest were Alhaji Lanrewaju Lamex, Dr. Sade Okoya, Bunmi Olatunji, Hajia Maina, Otunba Wale Saranda, Alhaja Rasheedat Okoya, Alhaja Bisi Abiola, Alhaja Saro, Mrs. Comfort Obamuyiwa, Mayor Akinpelu, Demola Eletu Edibo, Mrs. Yemisi Awe, Mrs. Bukky, Mrs. Joko Adeusi, CSP Dolapo Badmus, Alhaji Agbeni and wife, Bunmi Agbeni, Oba Fatai Akamo (Olu-Itori, Oba Kolawole Sowemimo, Olori Barakat Akamo, Demola Eletu Edibo, Akinsinku of Lagos, and wife Oloori Noimat, Tosin Osinowo, Doyin Akinriola to mention few.
Perhaps you don’t know who the new Oloyes are, let us fill you in by introducing the new Chiefs who will work with the new Chief Imam of Lagos. Read on.
ALHAJI PRINCE TOYEEB ARO-LAMU MASHA OSHILOKUN
Alhaji Prince Toyeeb is the father-in-law of King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall. He was born on 25th October 1941 at Erelu Square, Oju Droriin Isale-Eko, Lagos. He was educated at home and abroad worked with both Iraq Embassy and the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia for many years. He is the Mufassir representing Isale-Eko District of Lagos. He is being conferred with the title of SheuEko III.
ALHAJJ TAJUDEEN OLAJIDE OJIKUTU
Alhajj Tajudeen was born on 21st March 1944 to Amodu Rufai Ibikunle Ojikutu of Lagos. He is a fellow of Nigeria Institute of Management and served in various capacities in both Local Government Administration and Lagos State Civil Service. A Muslim enthusiast, he is currently the National President of Muslim Association of Nigeria. He was conferred with the title of Olotu Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJJ HON. MUHAMMAD BELLO OYINLOMO DANMOLE
Alhajj Hon. Muhammad was born in Agarawu-Moshalashi Jimoh area of Lagos Island to the illustrious Danmole Dynasty of Lagos. He is a lawyer, an astute politician, arbitrator and employer of labour.
He is a former Commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State and one-time member of Lagos State House of Assembly. Alhaji Oyinlomo is the current Baba Adinni of Surulere area of Lagos State; Ashiwaju Adinni and Vice President of Zumuratul Islamiyyah Society of Nigeria; Alaga Adinni of Abu Quranic Central Mosque, Lagos; Baba Adinni of Nadwat; Acting President and Ashiwaju Adinni of Zumratul Hujjaj of Nigeria. He was conferred with the title of Mogaji Adinni of Lagos.
He is the husband of popular Lagos fabric merchant, Alhaja Kudirat Danmole.
ALHAJJ ABDUL-FATAI DAWODU MFR.
Alhajj Abdul-Fatai was born on September 6th, 1935 in Lagos. He is a Chartered Accountant and Authorised Clerkship of Nigeria Stock Exchange. He is a patron of many organisations and Olori-Ebi of two renowned families of Olowogbowo area of Lagos. He is also a founding member of Gbagada Muslim Community and Asiwaju of Shomolu. He was conferred with the title of Asoju Adinni of Lagos.
Alhajj Rabiu is a Prince of Lagos from Akinsemoyin lineage. He is also from a chieftaincy family in Lagos namely: Oluwa, Ojora, Modile & Onitolo. He was born on 24th April, 1939. He is the Baba Adinni of Oluwa Mosque, Otun Baba Adinni of Zumuratul Islamiyya Society, Ajegunle Branch, Asiwaju Adinni of Ajegunle Central Mosque etc. He is also the Ashiwaju of Ojora and Iganmu Kingdom. He has contributed immensely to the development of Islam in Lagos. He was conferred with the title of Ajijola Adinni of Lagos. He is a member of Island Club.
- HON. WASIU ESHILOKUN SANNI
Rt. Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni, a vibrant young politician, is the current Deputy Speaker of Lagos State of Assembly. He was born in Lagos. He had a very remarkable education career. He is a graduate of Agricultural Economics. He holds Master’s Degree in International Law and Diplomacy. He also attended Harvard Law School for Certificate in Negotiation and Leadership. He has served as Executive Chairman of Lagos Island Local Government for mandatory two terms. He is a Philanthropist and Steadfast Progressive. He was conferred with the title of Apase Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI ABDUL-JELILI AKANDE ANIMASHAUN
Alhajj Ahdul-Jelili was born into the famous Animashaun family in Olowogbowo district of Lagos. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Al-Hujjaj International, a reputable travel and tour operator for Hajj pilgrimage.
He was conferred with the title of Akewusola Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI AKEEM ABIODUN APATIRA
Alhajj Akeem a Chartered Management Accountant was born in Lagos by a prominent family. He is the Chief Operating Officer of Drain Ducks, an agency in charge of flood management. He is a Muslim activist.
He was conferred with the title of Turaki Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI PRINCE HON. TIJANI OLUTOYESI OLUSI
Alhaji Prince Hon. Tijani the current Executive Chairman of Lagos Island Local Government was born into the Royal family Oba Olusi dynasty of Lagos. He has made a tremendous and appreciable contribution to the cause of Islam in Lagos.
He was conferred with the title of Otun Turaki Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI MUTIU OLATUNJI LAWAL-ARE
Alhajj Mutiu was born on 17th April 1959 and had his education at Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School, Iponri before proceeding to Washington D.C. for Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. A member of Governor Advisory Council (GAC) he is a successful businessman and public administrator with an emphasis in grass-roots politics. Currently, he is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of a construction outfit and a global ventures company. He was conferred with the title of Otun Baba Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI GANIYU ABAYOMI EBUDOLA BADMUS
Alhajj Ganiyu a businessman and grassroots politician was born on 25th July, 1949 into the family of late Pa. Alabi Badmus and Saratu Adepate. He attended St. John’s Anglican Primary, Aroloya Lagos and Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School.
Iponri, Lagos. He obtained his OND and Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye. He got employment as Chief Clerk in CFAO, Offa, Kwara and later joined Oyebanji Building Material Co. as Sales Manager. He later established Albadmus Enterprises. He is Otun Baba Adinni of Oshodi Central Mosque; Otun Baba Adinni of Fathiu Quareeb, Oshodi Branch; Giwa Adinni, Filyat Muslim Society of Nigeria and Oloro Adinni of Abibat Mogaji Central Mosque, Ikeja. He was conferred with the title of Agbesinga Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI ENGR. MURTALA ABIODUN ADAMSON
Alhaji Engr. Murtala was born in Lagos in the 60s into the families of Adamson and Agora. His father was the late Alhaji Abdul Rahman Ayinla Adamson, a chieftain of Oloro Mosque and his mother was late Alhaja Afusat Amope Adamson nee Agora. He attended Holy Cross Catholic Primary School, Catholic Mission Street, Lagos and Jibril Martins Memorial Grammar School.
Iponri, Lagos. He graduated from the University of Ilorin with B. Engr., in Mechanical Engineering. A Muslim enthusiast and role model, he has contributed immensely to the educational development of Muslim youths. He was honoured with an award in 2017 by Ansar Deen Society of Nigeria (FESTAC Branch). He was conferred with the title of Otun Alakoso Adinni of Lagos.
OTUNBA SAHEED ADEYEMI LAWAL
Otunba Saheed is a Chartered Accountant and Tax Consultant. He is the Chief Executive of Seagle Property Development Company Limited.
He is being conferred today with the title of Imole Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI YEMISI COKER
Alhaji Yemisi a politician and journalist. is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Al-Islam, a quarterly Islamic publication known for wide coverage on Islamic activities. He was conferred with the title of Kakaki Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI WASIU ADEFUWA ELEMORO
Alhajj Wasiu was born in Lagos to the family of Adebowale Elemoro, He had his education in Lagos and attended several in-house developmental courses and rose
to the level of Accounts Supervisor with Daily Times of Nigeria and later Guardian Newspaper before venturing into business.
He is a well-known philanthropist and role model.
He was conferred with the title of Otun Arowofiwajoye Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJJ LUKMAN OYETUNDE ATOBAJEUN
Alhajj Lukman was born on 4th July 1947. He studied at Technical Military Academy Bucharest after his secondary school education in Lagos.
He is the Chief Executive Officer of Pre-lato Nigeria Limited, a Property Development Outfit. He was conferred with the title of Olola Adinni.
ALHAJI SURAJUDEEN ADEDEJI LAWAL
Alhaji Surajudeen a Legal Practitioner was born on 3rd February 1962 by late Alhaji Yunusa Sadiku Lawal and late Madam Awawu. He attended Ansar-ud Deen Primary School. Alakoro.
Government College. Lagos (1974-1981) and Saka Tinubu Memorial High School, Orile Agege (1981-83). For his Advance Level education, he attended School of Basic Studies. Ogun State Polytechnic. Abeokuta. Ogun State. He later went to Obafemi Awolowo where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1987 and later to the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Bar in 1988. He has attended various Law-Management and leadership courses including courses in Islamic banking and finance. He is a keen enthusiast and has a strong passion for the development of Muslim youths. He was conferred with the title of Otun Agbesinga Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI YAYAB ADEBAYO ALADE NELSON
Alhaji Yayab was born more than 80 years ago. He had a good western and Islamic education. A Muslim enthusiast, he has many chieftaincy titles from many Muslim organisations in recognition of his selfless services to the cause of Islam.
He was conferred with the title of Alakikanju Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI SHAKIRU ADISA ANJORIN
Alhaji Shakiru born on 28th April. 1944 into the family of Pa. Hammed Atanda Anjorin Okulehin of Oluwole and Agoshofin Street and Alhaja Saudat Ajoke nee Sanni of Shola, Ojo Lagos State. He attended Ansar-ud-Deen Primary School Alakoro and United Native African (UNA) Primary School Phoenix Lane. He thereafter attended Washington Business College, New York City (1968-1970) and later Brooklyn College City University of New York USA (J 970-1974) to obtain Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He obtained his Master of Arts in International Relations from the same college in 1977. He secured another Master of Arts in Public Administrative. He retired in 2004 after 35 years of meritorious service in the Civil Service of Lagos State.
He had performed holy Pilgrimage to Makkah and Madinah. He is also a Muslim enthusiast. He was conferred with the title of Arewa Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI ABDUL JELILI OLASUNKANMI NURUDEEN-OWO
Alhaji Abdul Jelili was born into a prominent family of Yesufu Owo dynasty of Lagos. He had his education in Lagos. He is a philanthropist and a motivator for youth development in education.
For his immense contribution to the cause of Islam, he was conferred with the title of Irorun Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJJ GANIYU MUSTAPHA SANDA
Alhajj Ganiyu was born in Lagos. He is a successful businessman. He had a brief carrier in Tailoring. He was conferred with the title of Otun Irawo Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJJ ABDUL RAHMAN SHITTU ALAGBA LIGALI
Alhajj Abdul was born in 1942 to the family of Chief Imam Mohammed Ligali Nolla. After his formal and Islamic education in 1957, he trained in draughtsmanship between 1959 and 1962 and had his career with the Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (ECN). He is the Imam Ratibi of Ogudu Ori-Oke Community Mosque and Bobagunwa of Ogudu. He is a Patron of Ogudu Ori-Oke Landlord Association and Ogudu Community Development Association (CDA). He was conferred with the title of Durosoto Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJJ (DR.) ABDUL GANIU BOROKINI ALAKA
Alhajj (Dr.) Abdul the President of the Association of Nigerian Real Estate Developers (ANRED) and also Chairman Board of Trustees (ANRED) was born on the 5th of May 1941 into the great Abdulahi family of Agboro-Ode Compound Adabo Iseyin, the homestead of the first Parakoyi Oba Imale Iseyin. He finished his secondary school in 1961 and had his first working experience in 1963 with National Census Board. He is a businessman and property developer with several years’ experience. A Muslim philanthropist of note, he has been honoured severally including being Aare Musulumi of Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State. He was conferred with the title of Majeobaje Adinni of Lagos.
MURITALA OLAWALE MUTAIRU OLUMEGBON
Muritala the General Secretary of Lagos State Association of Real Estate Developers. was born about 50 years ago to Alhaji Mutairu Olaiwola Olumegbon of Olumegbon Chieftaincy family of Lagos and Baruwa Chieftaincy family of Isale Agoro in Epe. His mother is Alhaja Iradat Adedoja of Fidipote, Idewon, Ijebu-Ode. He attended Holy Trinity Primary School, Ebute Ero, Dolphin High School and Isale Eko Grammar School all in Lagos Island. He proceeded to Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo to obtained Diploma and BSc in International Studies. He also obtained National Diploma in Building Technology from Lagos State Polytechnic. He is currently in his final year at the National Open University of Nigeria studying Law. He has established a company that deals with aluminum fabrication and Mulik Construction Venture, a real estate developing enterprise. He is also Proprietor of Galant Strides Academy. He is a notable Muslim activist. He was conferred today with the title of Otun Olola Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI ABDUL FATAI ABAYOMI ADIO ANIMASHAUN
Alhaji Abdul (Eje) was born on 17th January 1957 in Olowogbowo district of Lagos. He had his education in Lagos and Ilorin before venturing into business. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Fat-Anny Nigeria Ltd., a reputable construction company in Nigeria. He was conferred with the title of Borokinni Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJI LATEEF O. SALAKO
Alhaji Lateef is the President Alasalatu Union of Lagos Central Mosque. He was a former President of Muslim Association of Nigeria. He retired as a top Senior Management Staff of UACN. He was conferred with the title of Olori Alasalatu of Lagos.
ALHAJI TAJUDEEN ADEKOYA
Alhaji Tajudeen, a well-known Muslim philanthropist is an astute successful businessman. He is into public relations, marketing and media coverage and productions.
He was conferred with the title of Alaranse Adinni of Lagos.
AlhajA Chief Muinat Alake Shopeyin
Alhaja Chief Muinat is a Muslim activist and philanthropist of note. She is a Patroness of many Islamic organisations. She is also a pillar of Lekki Muslim Ummah. She sponsors many Islamic programmes both on television, radio and in the prints media. She is a businesswoman. She has many chieftaincy titles to her credit. It is in recognition of her unrelenting service to the cause of Islam that she was conferred with the title Iya Sunna of Lagos.
ALHAJA JEMILAT ABEKE ABOU
Alhaja Jemilat a Lagosian is married to the well-known Ahou Nolla Dynasty. She had both elementary and high school education in Lagos. She was a civil servant and an Account Officer with the Ministry of Education, Lagos State.
She belongs to many Islamic organisations where she contributes her quota for development. She is being conferred with the title of Asoju Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA HAMDALAT ARAMIDE OKI
Alhaja Hamdalat of Thomas family in Lagos is the wife of Chief T. A. Oki, the Balogun of Lagos. She is a professional Accountant but retired as a federal civil servant.
She is now into the business of distributorship. Alhaja Hamdalat is a willing contributor to Mosques programmes.
She is was conferred with the chieftaincy title of Otun Iya Sunna of Lagos.
ALHAJA CHIEF AWAWU MOJISOLA ALABI-MACFOY
Alhaja Chief Awawu wife of Bashorun Musulumi of Lagos was born in Lagos Island (Apongbon Street) to the Captain Shado family and her father was late Hotelier and Socialist, Alhaji Sule Tapa Maito while her mother was from Akamoh family of Idumota fame. She had her education at the then Ahmadiyyah now Anwar-ul Islam School Elegbata and at Goodwill College Ibadan. She attended GOTHE Institute in Berlin Western Germany for her Diploma in German Language, later at Princeton College London where she qualified as a Pharmacy Technician of the Society of Apothecaries (compounding and dispensation of drugs). She worked with St. Nicolas Hospital, then Lagos State Ministry of Health and Kano State Ministry of Health.
She is now into general business and a hotelier. She has made an immense contribution to the cause of Islam. She was conferred with the title of Arewa Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA SHUKURAT MODUPE SANNI
Alhaja Shukurat (Shine Shine}of Daudu Dynasty of Ikorodu. She had her education in Lagos Island. A Muslim philanthropist, she is an astute businesswoman. She has many chieftaincy titles to her credit in recognition of her worthy contribution to the cause of Islam.
She was conferred with the chieftaincy title of Arowo-Shadinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA FAOZAT SULOLA AWELENJE
Alhaja Faozat was born in Lagos to reputable Lagos Muslim family. She is as a health service provider both in Nigeria and overseas. She is a Muslim activist through her health education enlightenment programme.
She was conferred with the title of Agbesinga Adinni of Lagos for her immense contribution.
ALHAJA HAWAU ABIOLA FUJAH
Alhaja Hawau (nee Awelenje), a legal practitioner, was born in Lagos in 1960. She has a very strong passion for Islam and readily contributes in no small measure to the cause of Islam at all levels she finds herself.
She was conferred with the title Alakoso Adinni of
ALHAJA RAHMATULLAH AKANKE AKINLAGUN
Alhaja Rahmatullah wife of late Chief Akinlagun, the Onilegbale of Lagos was born in Lagos. She has been very active in all the activities of the Lagos Central Mosque since her youthful days with positive impact to the development of the Jammat. In recognition of her immense contribution, she is hereby today conferred with the Ajijola Anobi of Lagos.
ALHAJA KAFILAT KIKELOMO BAKARE
Alhaja Kafilat a Muslim philanthropist, was born in Lagos to a prestigious family. She has a very good track record of contributions to the cause of Islam with many chieftaincy titles to show for it.
She was conferred with the chieftaincy title of Alatilehin Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA KUDIRAT ABENI HAMMED
Alhaja was born in Lagos but of reputable parents from Ijaiye Kunmi, Abeokuta, Ogun State. She is a businesswoman of note in Lagos. She belongs to many Islamic Organisations where she contributes her appreciable quota. She was conferred with the chieftaincy title of Alagbala Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA KHADIJAT MORAYO SERIKI
Alhaja Khadijat (Kadmos), a Muslim philanthropist was born in Ikorodu. She had an elementary education in Lagos Island and secondary education in Ijebu-Ode.
She is into textile mercantile. She has an unwavering interest in Islam and has made impactful contributions to the development of many Islamic organisations. She has been honoured with many titles in recognition of her good disposition to the well-being of Muslims and Islam. She was conferred with the title of Otun Asoju Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA TAOFEEKAT IRETIOLA OLUWA
Alhaja Taofeekat a Lagosian and a Muslim philanthropist is married to Oluwa Chieftaincy family of Lagos. She is a businesswoman. She has been honoured with many titles by Muslim organisations for her service to the cause of Islam.
She was conferred as Alaranse Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA RAHMOT MODUPE SHITTA-BEY
Alhaja Rahmot a Computer Technologist was born in Lagos where she had her elementary and high school education before proceeding to the United Kingdom for a course in computer study. She had working experience in overseas before returning home to go into a business venture. She is contributing positively to the cause of Islam through her membership of many Islamic organisations. She was conferred with the title of Osupa Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA NURAT TITILOLA ARIYIKE AKIBAYO
Alhaja Nurat a professional accountant was born in Lagos. She had her early education in Nigeria and the higher education in the United Kingdom in the field of Accountancy. She has rendered invaluable services to many Islamic organisations with her wealth of knowledge and experience. She is hereby today conferred with the title of Alatunse Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA HON. MUDIRAT SUBUOLA AJIBONA
Alhaja Hon. Mudirat a seasoned politician was born in Lagos to a very prominent family of Lagos. She had her education in Lagos. She has made an immense contribution to the cause of Islam through her political programme as well as a financial contribution to the well-being of Muslims in many Islamic organisations. She was being conferred with the title of Otun Agbesinga Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA FAREEDAH ATINUKE Amope Animashaun
Alhaja Fareedah was born on the 6th of March 1960 into the family of Alhaji Ibrahim Alabi Abagun and Alhaja Zeenat Aduni Abagun of Ijomu area, Ikorodu. She attended St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Elegbata Lagos Island, Luba Comprehensive High School Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State and Lagos African Church Grammar School. Ifako Agege, Lagos State. She later joined her mother, Alhaja Zeenat Abagun in textile mercantile before establishing her own textile business which has thrived very successfully. A philanthropist with a strong passion for Islam, she is married to Alhaji Jelil Animashaun of Al Hujjaj International. She conferred with the title of Otun Alagbala Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA SHERIFAT ALIKE OLOHUNLOYIN OLUGBODE
Alhaja Sherifat a philanthropist, was horn in Lagos Island 10 the family of Ajao Bello family on the 20th June 1961. She attended St. John Primary School Aroloya and later National College of Commerce Bariga. A successful trader in textile enterprises, importer of quality textile materials and she had travelled length and breadth of Australia, China and South Korea for standard and quality textile materials.
She has been honoured as Asiwaju Adinni of Al-Quranic Central Mosque Obadina and Yeye Bobagbode of Lagos. She is married to a well-known socialite Alhaji Chief Tajudeen Ayinla Olugbode (Bobagbode of Lagos). She was conferred with the title of Otun Osupa Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA MUFUTIAT ADUNNI SAVAGE
Alhaja Mufutiat was born in Lagos to the family of Alhaja and Alhaja Saliu Mohammed Kadiku (SMK) of the famous Kadiku Saluwala family of Ita Alagba area of Lagos Island. She was educated at Anwar Islam Primary School Elegbata and Aunty Ayo Comprehensive High School for her secondary education. She is a successful business tycoon and very religious which has earned her recognition by many Islamic Organisations. She was conferred with the title of Otun Irawo Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA RISIKAT AJOKE OJODU
Alhaja Risikat was born in Lagos. Her parents are Alhaji Wahab Anjorin Okulehin of Oluwole area and Alhaja Suwebat Anjorin nee Oloko of Brazillian Quarters. She attended Anglican Girls’ High School.
Broad Street, Lagos and Ansar Deen Girls’ High School, Apapa. She later attended Essex County College Newark, New Jersey, USA. A seasoned Civil Servant, she served in many Local Government Councils of Lagos State in various arms and retired after 35 years of meritorious service. A Muslim Activist, she is the Patroness of the Modiu Group of Lagos Central Mosque and Iya Adinni of Kuti. Brazilian and Sandgrouse Mosques all in Lagos. She was conferred with the title of Idera Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA MUJIBAT OLUWATOYIN AKINADE
Alhaja Mujibat was born in Lagos to a prominent family in Lagos. She had her education in Lagos and Ogun State. She is a business tycoon with a special interest in agriculture. She is a Muslim activist.
She was conferred with the title of Akorede Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA RAFIAT ADUKE BALOGUN THOMAS
Alhaja Rafiat was born in Lagos Island. She is a business tycoon and a philanthropist. She readily offers helping hand to many Muslim organisations whenever she is called upon.
She was conferred with the title of Eleto Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA RISIKATU AMORI MOYOSORE
Alhaja Risikatu has been involved in many Islamic activities since her youthful days. She is a founding member of Jamuhiyat Suadai Alasalatu of Nigeria and also a strong pillar to many Muslim organisations.
She was conferred with the title of Alakinkanju Adinni of Lagos.
ALHAJA SARIYU OLABISI SHUAIBU
Alhaja Sariyu daughter of late Chief Saliu Bolaji Bakare, popularly known as S.B. Bakare, the Sobaloju of Lagos and Saloro of Ijeshaland. Her mother was Alhaja Amudat Olufemi Bakare (nee Macaulay), the granddaughter of late Herbert Macaulay who was a grandson of late Bishop Ajayi Crowther. Her grandmother was Amunotu Savage (fondly known as Iya Idita of under the Apple Tree), a scion of the Shitta Bey family, who was also the mother of the immediate past Giwa Olori Giwa of Lagos Central Mosque, Alhaji I.A.S Adewale. Alhaja Sariyu Olabisi Shuaibu was educated at Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos and International School Ibadan. She also attended Charters Towers and Edward Greene’s Tutorial College in England. She attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, as an Economics student first before transferring to Law to fulfill her father’s wishes. Due to unforeseen circumstances, however, she decided to end her formal education before graduating. She is a successful business woman and was married to the late Alhaji Shuaibu Idris Sabon-Birni.
She is a Philanthropist with emphasis on support of Islamic causes. She is presently the Iya Adinni of Beleke Smith Mosque in Surulere and a Matron of United Muslim Council of Nigeria (UMC) International Nursery and Primary School, Shomolu. She has a very good association with Iranlowo Oluwa Mosque in Onilegogoro, Surulere.