Children of Pious Muslim Women International Organization on Thursday, 3rd of August, 2023 went on an excursion to expose them to different career choices.
- Photo: Mallam Yusuf Olaolu SAN (middle) with the children and officials of Pious Muslim Women International Organization during their visit to Ghalib Chambers*
Their first port of call was Ghalib Chambers, Ilorin, Kwara State capital, where founder, Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali (SAN) received them with open arms. He explained in details the work of a lawyer, the academic requirements of becoming a lawyer, the types of law practice and how to advance to become a SAN, a professor of law or a judge.
The next was the Open Market at Yoruba Road, also in Ilorin where a successful business woman, popularly Ike Anobi has shops, stores and a warehouse. She explained what it takes to become a business man or woman stressing the need to be calculative, meticulous and trustworthy.
She equally disappointed in details, the nitty-gritty of business and stressed the need to minimize liability.
The last place visited was Olanrewaju Hospital, where they met Dr. Abdulwaheed Olanrewaju, who was more than happy to expose the children to the medical practice world. He explained that money is not the priority in medicine, “when one helps the right number of patients, money will come! ” he said.
Founder of the initiative, Dr. Hamdllalat Yusuf who alongside two other members of the education committee (Dr. Hamzat and Tawakalt Abdulazeez) led the children on the excursion said “All the three are authorities in their fields, the common thin in there speeches were; the importance of hard work from childhood and at all levels of education, the importance of perseverance and they told the children never to stop learning new things and new meanings of old knowledge.
” The children asked thought provoking questions which made each of the respondents delve into either history, psychology and/or philosophy.
“It was fun, educating and inspiring. Alhamdulillah.”