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Bauchi State Gov promises to promote religious education for younger generation to grow intellectually.

BY MUSLIM LAWAL:

The Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Mohammed Auwal Jatau has pledged the commitment of the present administration to the promotion of religious education for the younger generation to grow intellectually and spiritually.

Speaking at the opening of the first Qur’anic Recitation Competition organized by the Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi Foundation held at Event Centre, Bauchi, he noted that the administration in has been supporting religious activities to inculcate the culture of discipline among members of the society.

The Deputy Governor said Governor Bala led-administration believed in the importance of providing a platform for young people to showcase their exceptional talent and deepen their understanding of the Holy Quran, hence the need to be sponsoring the conduct of Annual Qur’anic Recitation Competition across the state.

He applauded the Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi Foundation for its efforts in the promotion of Islamic education and for organizing the prestigious event that celebrates the beauty of the Qur’an.

Earlier, the Chairman of the competition committee, Sheikh Sayyadi Ali disclosed that Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi Foundation has over 600 Qur’anic schools across selected states of the federation as part of support to the promote Islamic knowledge.

Other speakers at the event includes, His Royal Highness, the Emir of Dass, Usman Bilyaminu Othman, Commissioner for Religious Affairs and Social Reorientation, Sheikh Surumbai Dahiru Bauchi among others.

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