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School in Daura graduates 63 Qur’anic memorisers’

An Islamiyya school in Daura, Madarasatul Nurul-Huda, has graduated 63 Qur’anic memorisers including married women.

The Headmaster of the school, Malam Ahmed Ya’u disclosed this during the 5th graduation ceremony of the school held in Daura on Saturday.

“The school which is located near the famous Kusugu well area in the metropolis, was established mainly to train students in Qur’anic memorisation,”he said.

He said the graduands who spent five years as students under the tutelage of expert’s teachers, were exposed to the necessary rudiments and technicalities of Quranic recitation including tajwid, the standard oral pronunciation of the Quranic text.

File: Cross section of pupils in class 

He said out of the 63 graduands, 22 were married women while the remaining 41 were young boys and girls who were at their tender age.

The Headmaster called on parents in the community to use the opportunity by enrolling their children in the school to enable them acquires both western and Islamic education for the development of the state and the country.

“Education remains the only legacy parents can leave to their children, hence the need for them to invest in the education of the children, ”Ya’u said.

In his remarks, the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar commended the school for achieving such an envious feat, stressing that graduation was the climax of years of hard work and commitment.

He called on the graduands to make judicious use of the knowledge they have acquired through leading an exemplary life and avoidance of immoral attitudes such as drug abuse, armed banditry and other un-Islamic practices.

He urged them to be prayerful for the peaceful development of the nation , stressing that Islam is a religion of peace and no religion preaches violence or immoral behaviour and any act of deviation from its norms is a crime.

He assured that the traditional institutions in his domain would continue to support the quest for both Islamic and western education for development of the society.

Newsmen report that the school has so far graduated 165 students who specialized in reading, memorization and appreciation of the contextual meaning of the Holy Quran.



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