All you need to know about Abuja declaration

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Abuja Declaration (1989)
The Abuja Declarion is the outcome of a conference of the African
countries of the (OIC) in 1989 and launched by a communiqué of
the Islam in Africa Organisation (IAO) founded during this
The Islam in Africa Organisation (IAO) is a Nigerian satuted Islamic
organisation, an initiative of the Organisation of the Islamic
Conference (OIC).
Dr. Usman Muhamad Bugaje is the current Secretary-General of
the IAO,
The organisation was founded on 28 November 1989 in Abuja,[1]
Nigeria, with the goal to win the whole of Africa for Islam. The
statutes and goals[2][3] are ratified in 1991 and this marks her
formal definitive founding. The founding-communiqué is also
called the Abuja Declaration.[4] Startingpoint for the conference is
the fact that Africa is the only continent with an Islamic majority
and therefore Africa should fairly represent Islam in government
and civic life[5]
The plan contains a lot of points that are also common for
Christian missionary organisations as relief and economic
To promote the unity and solidarity of the Muslim ummah
throughout Africa and the rest of the world and to support,
encourage and enhance Islamic propagation and resurgence
generally. To promote peace, harmony and human development
and strive to remove all forms of discrimination, human
exploitation and oppression especially in Africa and the world in
general. To support, enhance and coordinate Da’wah work in all
parts of Africa and propagate the knowledge of Islam throughout
the continent. To promote the dissemination of the knowledge of
sharia and support its application to Muslim communities in Africa.
To strive for the evolution of the economies of the ummah in
conformity with the sharia and the attainment of economic self-
sufficiency and self-reliance in Africa by promoting industrializati
on, trade and overall economic development. To encourage and
support human resource development programme in Africa,
particularly the education and development of the Muslim youth
and to ensure that women are accorded their rightful place in
society as enshrined in the sharia. To serve as a mouthpiece for
the articulation of issues of common concern to Muslim
communities in Africa and the rest of the world. To undertake
research and publications on all aspects of Islamic history and
Islamic intellectual heritage in Africa. To undertake the translation
of Islamic works into various African languages and their
dissemination. To promote the learning of Arabic language
throughout Africa. To promote respect and undertake measures for
relief and comfort of those in distress in Africa and other parts of
the world. To promote respect for human rights and dignity and to
support, with appropriate means, all causes of general justice and
freedom throughout the world. To cooperate with other national
and international bodies to uplift human dignity and enhance
human welfare in Africa and in the world in. The IAO consists of
four main organisations

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  1. All this people with their idea of causing religious differences . it only in Nigeria they bring religion into reasoning always

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