Meet Sis Bashirat

Tell us about yourself.
I was born in Kwara State, Nigeria. I’m a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Ilorin. I am also a Bead designer and an Entrepreneur.

Tell us about your Islamic journey.
I was fortunate to be born into a Muslim home. Alhamdulillah! It made it all easier and my faith got stronger.

What have you learned from your religious experience?
Islam is a religion for humanity because it not only promote peace. It also promotes compassion, tolerance and justice to all humans irrespective of their religion and race. If people seeks for its knowledge and follows its teaching accordingly, the world would be a better place.

What’s your favorite religious saying?
Seek knowledge from cradle to grave.

What’s your favorite general saying?
The best of you are the best in character and best to wife/wives. Be good.

Two words that describes you.
Principled and Understanding.

What’s the vision behind the group?
Many women are oppressed because they don’t know the rights Islam had given them 1400 years ago and are manipulated to believe oppression is a norm and destiny. My goal is to enlighten women on their Islamic right and help them regain their lost non-existent value and self-esteem.