Hajji Omar Idris
Hajji Omar Idris

Hajji Omar Idris is a mufti and leader of Ethiopian Muslims, who represent 40% of Ethiopia’s population. Widely respected, he is a proponent of Muslim unity and was elected as President of the Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council. It is hoped that the EIASC, or Majlis, will retain its independence from the government and help to build a unity amongst Muslim groups in Ethiopia as well as representing them strongly. Hajji Idris is also president of the fatwa and Da’wa Councils.

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