MUSWEN has been led by some of the most accomplished and most respected Muslim leaders in the South West region.
Professor Aliu Babatunde Fafunwa, NNOM, CON.
The founding President of the organisation was the world-acclaimed educationist, first Nigerian Professor of Education and former Minister of Education, Late Professor Aliu Babatunde Fafunwa, NNOM, CON. Aside from serving as the Coordinator-General prior to the formal inauguration of the organisation, he served as the President from 10th August, 2008 to 11th October, 2010.
Justice Tijani Bolarinwa Babalakin, CON, CFR, (Retired)
The second President of MUSWEN was Justice Tijani Bolarinwa Babalakin, CON, CFR, a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He served as the President (in acting capacity) from 11th October, 2010 to 15th January, 2015.
Alhaji Sakariyau Olayiwola Babalola, OON, DSc
The third President of MUSWEN was Late Alhaji Sakariyau Olayiwola Babalola, OON, DSc, a business tycoon, leading Muslim philanthropist and respected title holder. He served as the President from 15th January, 2015 to 2nd October, 2019. Prior to this, he had served as the Chairman of the Finance and Business Committee. He equally served as a member of the Board of Trustees since inception in August 2008 till October 2019. Alhaji Babalola had the opportunity of serving concurrently as the Deputy President-General (South) of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) from 13th August 2016 to 2nd October, 2019.