Abuja National Mosque

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Abuja National Mosque
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Basic information
LocationAbuja, Nigeria
Geographic coordinates9°03′39″N 7°29′23″E / 9.06083°N 7.48972°E / 9.06083; 7.48972
Architectural description
Architectural typeMosque

The Abuja National Mosque, also known as the Nigerian National Mosque, is the national mosque of Nigeria, a country with a substantial Muslim population. The mosque was built in 1984[1] and is open to the non-Muslim public, except during congregational prayers. Ustadz Musa Mohammed is the chief imam.[2]

Location and layout[edit]

The mosque is located in the capital city, Abuja, and is situated on Independence Avenue, across from the National Christian Centre.[3] It includes a library and a conference room.[1]

The complex includes a conference centre capable of serving five hundred persons, the office for the Islamic Centre, and residential facilities for the imam and muezzin. During construction, the general contractors were Lodigiani Nigeria Ltd., while design consultancy was provided by AIM Consultants Ltd.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Abuja National Mosque". ArchNet. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Archived from the original on 2005-03-26. Retrieved 2007-08-08.
  2. ^ Ozoemena, Charles; Olasunkanmi Akoni; Wahab Abdullahi (2005-11-03). "Sallah: Obasanjo hosts Atiku, others". Vanguard online. Vanguard Media Limited. Archived from the original on 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2007-08-08.
  3. ^ "Abuja City". Federal Capital Territory website. Federal Capital Territory. Archived from the original on 2007-07-24. Retrieved 2007-08-09.

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