An Islamic school in Kaduna, Abubakar Saddiq Li’tahfiz Wa Kirasatul Islamiyya, on Sunday graduated no fewer than 82 Qur’anic memorizers.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the graduands were

63 from Islamic section of the school’s primary class while 19 were from junior class of Qur’anic morisation section.

The graduation was the 14th and 10th of both sections of the school respectively.

The Principal, Islamic section of the school, Malam Ahmad Abubakar, said the 14th graduation for the primary section in the history of the school, marked an important milestone in its history.

He said that the school, which was found in 2000, started academics with 13 students.

“Now we have a lot of students in different sections of the school because of our disciplined and doggedness in instilling knowledge and character to our students,” he said.

Abubakar said the school now had Islamic and Western education section, compromising of Qur’anic memorisation section, junior secondary and Islamic education section.

He stressed the importance of Islamic education, saying it was the knowledge that would guide one’s conduct to attain success in the hereafter.

“Reading was the first revelation to the Holy Prophet, which stressed the importance of knowledge, and God had instructed him to say ‘Oh my Lord, add to my knowledge’, ” he said.

He called on the graduands to continue to study even after graduation, noting that learning never ended.

He also called on parents to give much concern to Islamic education of their children, noting that it was the only key in getting to reach ones’ creator with fulfilment of His commands to the values of good deeds.

Some of the graduands, Al’amin Abdulrahman and Hassana Ibrahim, expressed joy for their graduation in the Qur’anic memorisation.

The duo thanked their parents and teachers for their immense support towards attainment of their goal, while pledging to put their knowledge into good use for the betterment of their society.

Alhaji Ahmad Na-Brazil, a parent, acknowledged the dazzling recitation pattern of the graduands, noting that it was in conformity with what the Holy Qur’an guided.

He wished the graduands well in their future endeavours and urged them to continue seeking knowledge, saying they would be the one to monitor and teach others in the future.

Na-Brazil called on parents to give outmost priority to Islamic education of their children, noting that it is the path to attaining glory hereafter.

 

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