Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria: Pace-Setters in Ahmadiyya Nigeria: 1916 – 1989

No
Event
 
Name/Place
 
Year
1
First Ahmadiyya Muslim Missionary in Nigeria
 
Alhaji Mualana A. R. Nayyar
   
2
First Ahmadiyya Medical clinic in Nigeria
 
28, Payne Crescent, Apapa
   
3
First Ahmadiyya Muslim Missionary  Medical Doctor in Nigeria
 
Lt. Col. Dr. Muhammad Yusuf Shah
 
1961
4
First Ahmadiyya Muslim Primary School in Nigeria
 
Ta’aleemul Islam Ahmadiyya School Elegbata, Lagos
 
1922
5
First Ahmadiyya Post-Primary Institution
 
Ahmadiyya Secondary School, Kano
 
1971
6
First Ahmadiyya Central Mosque in Nigeria
 
21/23 Ojo Giwa Street, Lagos Island
  1943
7
Ahmadiyya Press
 
First situated at 45, Idumagbo Avenue, Lagos
 
1952
8
First Ahmadiyya Bookshop
 
45, Idumagbo Avenue, Lagos
 
1932
9
First Ahmadiyya President in Nigeria
 
Alhaji Yakub Adamson
 
1916
10
First Ahmadiyya Secretary-General
 
Bro. Badmus S. Fanimokun
 
1916
11
First Qaid of Majlis Khuddamul Ahmadiyya in Nigeria
 
Alhaji A. W. A. Folawiyo
 
1950
12
First Lajna President in Nigeria
 
Alhaja Jariogbe
 
1921
13
First Zaeem-i- Aala of Ansarullah
 
Alhaji A. B. I. Kukoyi
 
1974
14
First Nigerian Maulvi
 
Maulvi Zikrullah Tayo Ayyuba
 
1978
15
First Nigerian Amir
 
Maulvi Abdur-Rasheed Ahmad Agboola
 
1988
16
First Nigerian Ahmadi Missionary Doctor
 
Dr. Nurudeen Oladipupo Akindele
 
1983
17
First Nigerian Ahmadi Lawyer
 
Alhaji B. L. Agusto
 
1923
18
First Nigerian Ahmadi Justice
 
Justice A. R. Bakare
 
 
19
First Nigerian Ahmadi Assistant Inspector General of Police
 
Alhaji Abdul Ganiyi Agbaje
 
 
20
First Nigerian Ahmadi Moosi
 
Alhaji A. I. Yusuf
 
1958
21
First Nigerian Ahmadi Army Officer
 
Major Muniru Akanbi Giwa (rtd)
 
 
22
First Nigerian Ahmadi University
 
Professor A. F. Giwa
 
 
23
First Ahmad Top Pharmacist
 
Alhaja Hoseifa Kikelomo
 
 
24
First Nigerian Ahmadi dedicated female Doctor
 
Dr. (Miss) Khadijat Junaid
 
1988
25
First Nigerian Ahmadi dedicated Missionary to preach across the Border of Nigeria
 
Alhaji Hamzat O. Sanyaolu
 
1959
26
First Ahmadi to be Secretary to the State Government
 
Alhaji Muhammad Mahmud Maishanu
 
1984
27
First Ahmadi to be the Executive Secretary to the Nigerian Students Loan Board
 
Alhaji Waziri Abudu
 
 
28
First Ahmadi Head of the Department of Fine Arts Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
 
Professor Abdul Hameed A. Fakeye
 
 
29
The first Muslim Teacher Training College, Lagos.  The college is an institution owned by the Council of Muslim School Proprietors of Nigeria comprising ten Muslim Education Association of Nigeria
 
Muallim Abdul Majeed Bhatti, B.A.Dip. in Ed.
 
 
30
First Ahmadi Muslim female Senior Bank Manager at the National Bank of Nigeria.  First team female leader of the National Bank Staff for the 1973 Hadji operation to Saudi Arabia.  First female member of the National Council of the Institute of Bankers in Nigeria and frontline Financial supporters of the Voice of Islam in the Jama’at.
 
Alhajia Sakeenat Funmilayo Ibrahim
 
 
31
The first Ahmadi Military Governor Chairman for the Nigerian Railway corporation and the first Ahmadi Major General in Nigeria.
 
Major General Saheed Ayodele Balogun
 
 
32
First Ahmadi to become a member of the House of Representative in Lagos from Iwo constituency
 
Lawyer M. A. Sanni
 
 
33
The first Ahmadi State Commissioner in the old Western Region and in Ogun State
 
Honourable M. Ola Buraimoh
 
 
34
First Ahmadi to become a member of the Lagos State Cabinet
 
Honourable Commissioner Abdul Ganiyi Ajimotokan
 
1979 to 1983

This piece is taken from the website of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria.

See on-line at: http://www.ahmadiyyang.org/amjn-pace-setters.php

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