Muhammad Jamal, Niger Correspondent
Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Niger had the opportunity to inaugurate the first mosque in Bouza city, alhamdulillah.
The construction of this mosque started in September 2022. Regional missionary, Amir Latif Sahib, oversaw the construction of the mosque. The members of the Jamaat regularly participated in the construction of the mosque and helped save a significant amount of money by carrying out tasks such as providing labour for the construction project.
The construction work was completed within a short period of six weeks.
The inauguration of this mosque took place on 9 December 2022. Asad Majeeb Sahib, Amir and missionary-in-charge Niger commenced the formal reception and inaugurated the mosque with the Jumuah prayer.
A large number of Ahmadis and non-Ahmadis participated in this blessed event. Among those present were the chiefs of nearby villages, the mayor of Bouza, the traditional Chief of Bouza, Prefect of Bouza and many renowned figures. In his speech, Amir Sahib Jamaat Niger welcomed the guests and introduced Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya. He assured the local populace that this new Ahmadiyya mosque would be an ideal place to convey the message of the true Islam, Islam Ahmadiyyat, free from all kinds of discrimination.
Keeping the presence of non-Ahmadi guests in mind, he informed the audience about the purpose of the advent of the Promised Messiah and Mahdi and mentioned his true status as stated by Allah the Almighty and the Holy Prophetsa. He told the audience that Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya, under the auspicious guidance of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa, calls people to the true teachings of Islam and works to promote peace and harmony in society.
The mosque can accommodate approximately 120 worshippers.