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Title:The emergence and activities of Muslim societies in Akokoland of Ondo State, Nigeria
Author:Mustapha, Adejoro Raheem
Year:2012
Periodical:Journal of Oriental and African Studies
Volume:21
Pages:111-119
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Islam
Islamic education
schools
Abstract:This paper highlights the emergence and activities of some Muslim Societies in Akokoland of Ondo State, Nigeria: Ansar-Ud-Deen, Zumuratul Islamiyyah Society, Ahmadiyyah Muslim Jama'at and Ansarul Islam Society. It concentrates on the efforts of the societies to set up Islamic education in the area. Ansar-Ud-Deen has been the most active and succesfull society, having established fourteen primary schools and two secondary schools in Akokoland. Notes, ref., sum. [Journal abstract, edited]
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