MKAN is the youth wing of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at, Nigeria. Our name literally means “Association of Servants of the True Islam.” The international organization was founded in 1938 and serves as the young men and boys auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
MKAN is a dynamic and vibrant association serving not only the needs of its members but of its local communities and nation. The association is comprised of more than 4,000 youths from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at Nigeria aged 15 to 40, spread across the 36 states of the federation. MKAN is headquartered in Ahmadiyya Settlements, Ojokoro, Lagos State.
Operating under the auspices of the Khalifa of Islam, MKAN is governed by the National Amila and led by it’s Sadr. The current Sadr is Engr. Aina, an engineer from Ogun State. The National Amila is comprised of young men and youth from across the country.
The outreach activities of MKAN are not limited to the Muslim community. It serves the needs of all members of society irrespective of color, race, religion or creed and promotes interfaith dialogue and co-operation in order to promote peace and harmony.