Thousands of Qur’anic reciters on Monday trooped the Majidadi Institute of Qur’anic Research and Advancement ,Miller Road Kano for screening In a bid to secure admission at the Institute.
Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the leader of Kwankwasiyya Movement had on his birthday carved out part of his home at Miller Road to inaugurate an Islamic research institute for Memorizers of the holy Quran.
The institute is to provide opportunity for the memorizers to go beyond just memorizing the Quran but also being certified.
Part of the curriculum of the school is to select those who have completely Memorized the Quran, teach them English and Arabic languages, among others, provide them with both primary and secondary schools certificates and also certify them with a diploma at the end of the course.
A young man of the 17 years, Ghali Murtala, who is currently in Dala Junior Secondary Schools in Kano said he had memorized the Quran and would want to exploit the opportunity to study in the institute.
“We were told that if we conclude the study period, we will be given scholarship opportunity to study abroad” he said.
Khadeeja Abdullahi who is also 17 years old said she had memorized the entire Quran and wants to be certified so that she can get admission into university to further her education.
“I am here with my aunty to get me registered and hopefully admitted to the institution. I want to get a certificate to further my education and go to university. I have not been able to make it to secondary school” she said.
Murtala badamasi, is a 15 years old boy from Wudil Local Government area of Kano State, he was among the thousands of youths who visit the search for the screening exercise.
He said he memorize the Holy Qur’an at the age of 15, and hope to have a bright future if he gains admission in the new institute , because he will gain both western and Islamic Education
” I think this is a great development and I am sure thousands of people will benefit from this gesture ”
Another woman named Rakiya Abdullahi 19 years from Tudun Wada Local Government Area says she memorize the holy Qur’an at the age of 18 years.
“Allah will continue to guide and protect our God chosen leader who sacrifice these mansion as Quanic Institute for his foresight.
We hope many Qur’anic reciters would benefit from this initiative ” she said in tears.