By Yahuza Yahaya Doka
As the 38th edition of National Quranic Recitation Competition in Damaturu comes to an end some former national and international winners of Quranic Recitation Competition have called for an holistic approach to create a forum that will bring Islamic scholars together to discuss trending issue in Islam for the benefits of young Muslims for effective propagation of Islam.
One of them Hafiz Nura Abdullahi Bello who made the while addressing people of Bauchi State in Damaturu the Yobe state capital said such forum will aid Islamic scholars to brainstorm and arrive at a decision that help in propagation Islam.
Hafiz Nura Abdullahi Bello urged Muslims parents to invest and strive to encourage their children to be able to learn, read, understand and know the holy Qur’an very well and to provide Western education with Islamic content and orientation for Muslim children.
In his remarks, another reciter Dr. Isma’il Sa’ad Abubakar the 3rd who is also the Yariman Sarkin Musulmi Of Sokoto explained that the National Qur’anic Recitation Competition which is aimed at bringing out the benefit of reciting the Qur’an was growing stronger every year.
Dr. Ismail Sa’ad Abubakar said he has made it as part of its cardinal responsibility to improve Islamic education especially as it relates to Qur’anic recitation and memorisation at all levels; that is why we established the first ever Kano State Qur’anic and Islamiyya Schools Management Board which has today achieved a lot in the promotion of Islamic education.
He also assured of continued support to the National Qur’anic Recitation Competition and appreciated the immense contribution of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto for conducting and managing the annual Qur’anic recitation competition in the country.
Dr. Ismail Saad Abubakar used the platform to call on youth particularly Muslims to seek for both Islamic and western education for them to gain relevance in the society.
He said the relationship between Sokoto and Bauchi State would be strengthened .
Also speaking, the Personal Assistance to the Commissioner Local government and chieftaincy Affairs Hashiru Muhammad Jauro thanked the sultanate council for the honour done Bauchi State and called for sustainable relationship.
Ashiru Muhammad Jauro explained that the honour Governor Bala Muhammad of Bauchi State will ever be remembered for.