Abdul Hafeez Oladepo, Age, 35 years, Interviewed, at the Dawatulislamiyyah Arabic school premises Olohunsogo express in Ibadan, on 15th March, 2007.
Abdul Rasak Akanbi, Age, 52 years, Interviewed at his residence in Odinjo area Ibadan, on 20th March, 2007.
Abdulsalam Akosile, 57 years, Interviewed at his residence in Odinjo Area in Ibadan, on 8th April, 2007.
Ahmed Abbass. Age, 54 years. He is a teacher of Arabic in Dawatul Islamiyah Arabic Secondary School Olorunsogo Express in Ibadan, Interviewed on the 18th April, 2007.
Ahmed Abdul Mojeed, Age, 45 years, The son of the founder of the Shams-u-deen Islamiyyah Arabic School Interviewed on the 18th April, 2007.
Akosilev Taoheed, Age, 45 years, Interviewed at the school premises in Ibadan, on the 27th June 2007.
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Balogun Bashiru, Age 47 years, Interviewed at the school premises in Ibadan, on the 26th June 2007.
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Hassan Usman, Age, 57 years, Interviewed at his residence in Sango Area in Ibadan, 18th March, 2007.
Ibrahim Gbadamosi, Interviewed at his residence in Idi-Arere area in Ibadan, 19th March, 2007.
Moshood Bakare, Age, 56 years, He is the Imam of a local mosque Interviewed at Oja’baarea in Ibadan, on 23rd February, 2007.
Muraina Muideen, 44 years, Interviewed at his residence in Oke-Odo, Kudeti area in Ibadan on the 20th of March, 2007.
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Qasim Abdul Mojeed, Interviewed at his Residence in Bere area Ibadan on 8th September, 2007.
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Rasheed Gbadamosi Age, 60 years, Interviewed at his Residence in Oja’ba area in Ibadan, on 13th March, 2007.
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Sanusi Bakare, Age 53 years, Interviewed at his residence in Oritamerin area Ibadan, 23rd March, 2007.
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Sulaiman Aresigun, Age, 60 years, Interviewed at his Residence in Popoyemoja in Ibadan, on 10th of July, 2007.
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