Universitas Muhammadiyah Gresik (UMG) successfully hosted the 2022 Faqih Usman Festival (FFU) VI located in Sang Pencerah Hall, UMG, on Sunday (29/05). Through the Primary School Teacher Education Department (PGSD) of UMG, the festival that collaborated with the Muhammadiyah Council for Primary and Secondary Education (Majelis Dikdasmen) of the Regional Board aimed to produce the best young generation.
“According to Ali Imran verse 110, to create the best community ever raised for humanity to encourage the good and forbid the evil,” said the Rector of UMG, Dr. Eko Budi Leksono ST, MT. Dr. Eko also expected that FFU could be developed in the following event. “Perhaps in the future, the participants will be from outside East Java, even there will be international participants,” he hoped. In her remarks, the Committee Chairman of the 2022 FFU, Nurul Wafiyah MPd mentioned that 497 students followed the event. It comprised 236 students from Elementary school, 146 participants from Secondary school, and 115 High school students. She also explained the competition aimed to examine students in Muhammadiyah institutions particularly in Gresik. “ It builds relationship among students that in the future they will become a civil society in Gresik,” he said.
On the other hand, the Chairman of Muhammadiyah Council for Primary and Secondary Education in Gresik, Ir Dodik Priyambada SAkt, expected that the Faqih Usman Festival could be continued in the next year due to the positive responses and huge support from various schools in Gresik.  UMG/CHERD