Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated Master Hafeez Mubarak Abdulkareem,who emerged victorious at the 23rd JIBWIS Annual National Qur’anic Recitation Competition held in Lafia, Nassarawa State.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor said young Mubarak Abdulkareem has indeed made the state proud by becoming the overall winner of the competition.
“We are happy with your achievement, you made us proud and we are happy you did”.
Governor Sani Bello noted that the victory of Mubarak Abdulkareem will, no doubt, encourage more young Muslims to memorize the Holy Scripture.
The Governor urged religious Scholars in the state to provide comprehensive teaching of the Holy Books to the young ones in order to appreciate the reason for existence and be good citizens in the society.
He admitted that intensifying holistic religious teaching will provide the spiritual cleansing, correct moral decadence and bring about progress and development of the society.
Governor Sani- Bello assured that the state government will continue to recognize and encourage individuals who bring honour and glory to the state.