10 April 2021 By Philip Ichaba
Muslims have been urged to be fully dedicated to the moral upbringing of their children.
The Special Adviser on Council Affairs to the FCT Minister of State, Alhaji Muhammad Saba who gave the advice at a Quran Recitation graduation in Abuja, explained that it was the duty of Muslim parents to raise their children based on the teachings of the Quran which promotes peace, hard work, love and fear of God.
Alhaji Muhammad Saba added that Islamic education gives children the opportunity to acquire knowledge of the Quran and hadiths to be responsible Muslims.
An Associate Professor, Nana Bature who pointed out that the Quran recitation attracts blessings from God said women should always support their husbands in building the home for a better society.
Head of the Madrassa, Mallam Adamu Ibrahim who stressed that Muslim children must acquire Islamic and formal education to contribute their quota to the development of the country appealed for more funding to address infrastructural deficit in Islamic schools.
Some of the graduands expressed gratitude to God for witnessing the occasion and pledged to always abide by the doctrine of the Quran.
Highlights of the event were recitation of the Quran, presentation of gifts and certificates to the graduands.