Popular American Islamic Scholar, Shaykh Khalid Yasin is set to visit Sierra Leone as a special Guest Speaker in the National Dawah Conference Program. This is his first time visit Sierra Leone.
The program is set to take place on the 12th February 2023 at the F.B C Amphitheatre. The theme for the said event is “Islamic solutions to Social Problems”
Khalid Yasin is an American Islamic scholar and former Christian who travels around the world giving lectures. He was born in Harlem, New York, and raised in Brooklyn with nine siblings as a Christian. Due to his family’s financial situation, he was placed for adoption.
He was raised in foster homes with some of his siblings from the age of three until he was 15.
Yasin became a Muslim in 1965. On Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, he launched his ministry as the “Amir,” or head, of Jammat Ita’hadul Iqwa.
He’s run “Dawah” organizations under a variety of aliases since then, including Islamic Broadcasting Corporation Ltd.