By Alhaji M. B. Jalloh
The Project Manager of a Freetown based –Islamic organization has intimated that Dr. Mufti Ismail Menk one of the world’s most renowned scholar is scheduled to visit Sierra Leone in the first week of March this year.
According to Alhaji Ibrahim Talleh Bah of The Foundation of Islamic Information SL Ltd (FOISIL), Mufti Menk will be making his second visit to Freetown on the invitation of their organization. The first one was also on the invitation of FOISIL in September 2017. And the date for the visit, Bah added, will be officially announced by FOISIL on Saturday, January 25, 2020.
“The leading global Islamic scholar will be giving a Public Lecture at the National Stadium in Freetown during his three days scheduled visit,” Bah disclosed.
Dr. Mufti Menk was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in the prestigious Islamic University in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University.
His work, according to his official website, “has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of “The Top 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” since 2010.”
“He has millions of followers across his social media platforms. His personable style and down to earth approach has made him one of the most sought after scholars in our time. He has endeared himself to people with his much loved lecture series, a Mufti Menk hallmark,” a close aide to him said.
Mufti travels the world spreading a simple but profound message: “Do good, help others while preparing for the Hereafter.”
He is active in the international arena and is a strong proponent of peace and justice, speaking up against all forms of terrorism.