A member of the Union, who is also the Chairman , Committee on Research and Translation, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Islamic Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Dr. Abdulrasaq Abdulmajeed Alaro, has emerged the overall winner at the just concluded paper presentations of the Forum of African Muslim Scholars hosted by the Committee for Da’wah in Africa. Dr. Alaro, who competed with 28 other scholars from 27 African countries, emerged the winner at the 27th edition of the programme held in Saudi Arabia on June 7, 2018. The general theme for this year’s paper presentation was “Institutionalising Da’wah and Social Works in Africa”. This year’s gathering of the Forum of African Muslim Scholars was hosted in three Saudi Arabian cities of Makkah, Madinah and Riyadh. Scholarly Papers were invited from academics from across Africa and a total of 28 academic papers were submitted from 27 African countries, and the papers submitted were subjected to review and assessment by a team of accredited academics from Saudi and others.