An Oyo man, Alhaji Mahroof Onike AbdulAzeez has been appointed to act as the Chief Missioner of the Nasrul Lahi- l-Fatih Society (NASFAT).
Onike, who was the deputy chief missioner before his new appointment, is from Imam’s Compound, in Oyo town of Oyo State.
The appointment was in line with Article 14.1.6 of the constitution of the society and was approved by the National Executive Council, pending the emergence of a substantive Chief Missioner of the society.
The immediate past Chief Missioner, Alhaji Abdullah Akinbode, stepped down voluntarily from the position Akinbode, after 17 years.
Akinbode was appointed in 2000 following the exit of the society’s first Chief Missioner, late Alh Minihim Taiye Tijani.
A statement signed by the publicity secretary of the society, Mr Banji Busari stated that his exit was contained in his letter of disengagement from the service of the society which was dated Thursday, 27th April, 2017 and was addressed to the society through the office of the general secretary.
Onike attended AUD, Opapa, Oyo before proceeding to Technical College, Ile-Ife. He was at the City and Guild, London for his degree. After returning home for his compulsory youth service, he bagged a masters in Electronic and Electrical Engineering. The 53-year-old is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Benin, Edo State.