Shiekh Abubakar Sumaworo

Shiekh Abubakar Sumaworo Participate in an International Conference in Saudi Arabia

Shiekh Abubakar Sumaworo, a prominent Islamic scholar and Mufti of The Supreme Fatwa Council of Liberia represented Liberia in just-ended international conference in Mekah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The scholarly and religious gathering was held under the theme: “Enhancing communication links between religious organizations and Ifta’a in the world.” This event brought about hundreds of participants from more than one hundred countries.  Liberia was represented by His Eminence, Shiekh Abubakar MD Sumaworo, Grand Mufti of the Supreme Fatwa Council, which is responsible for issuing Islamic legal guidance for the Muslims in the country and enlightening them about their rights and responsibilities.

Shiekh Sumaworo is a devoted and committed Islamic scholar who has been one of the pillars of religious tolerance in Liberia. He’s also a philanthropist, who has built more 40 schools across the nation, built several mosques and taught hundreds of Liberians.

Speaking at the conference, Shiekh Sumaworo extended on behalf of all Liberians and the government of Liberia thanks and gratitude to King Salman AL-Saudi for education and development assistances His country has been rendering to Liberia. He encouraged the Saudi Government to keep helping Liberia in its rebuilding process. Mufti Abubakar Sumaworo also called on Liberians to preserve their peace especially amidst political rivalries towards the October 10 General and Presidential and legislative elections.

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