Presidential CandidateHe has had an authentic and genuine life experience from poverty to financial independence. He empathises with abject poverty in the community. As an 18-month old orphan he lived an impoverished life. His fledgling years were spent helping his widowed mother sell home-made food. From his late teens, he and his brother prospered in joint businesses by the blessings of the Allah (SWT) – generously giving back to the Community.

Recognition: Husseini Medal for the Somalia Rescue from Africa Federation Award for Selfless and Dedicated Service from Nairobi Jamaat

In summary, he has served our global community in the following capacities:

1976 – 1986 Member of Mombasa Jamaat’s Management Committee and served in various capacities

1976 – 2001 Executive Councillor of Africa Federation

1980 – 2010 Executive Councillor of World Federation

1986 – 1989 Chairman of Nairobi Jafferi Sports club – brought the club into first division to became champion of Kenya Cricket; was Treasurer of Kenya Cricket Association

1987 – 1992 Chairman of Nairobi Jamaat, during which time they acquired land in Lavington at no cost to the Jamaat for the development of the Mosque (fully financed by the Rashid family), Imambargah, School and Sports Club

1992 – 2001 Chairman of the Settlement and Welfare Board of Africa Federation

2001 Upon his migration, he became an active member of the Birmingham Jamaat and CoEJ; represented them at the World Federation and served as a Vice-President of Birmingham Jamaat

2004 – 2009 Chairman of the Education Board in CoEJ

2012 – 2015 Head of Seniors for Birmingham Jamaat

2016 to date Head of Seniors Network Desk at CoEJ

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