SAS DESERTED, NEGLECTED, DESOLATE! By Mahmud Gambo Sani

The School for Arabic Studies (SAS) located in the ancient city of Kano, is now in such a state of miserable and poor condition, that writing or speech of words cannot explain the terrible situation the school is. One Saturday, in the last month, the alumni association of the school (Class 1981), organized a meeting to re-unite the members and honour some old students who championed and excelled in their areas of disciplines. Among them is an outstanding Islamic scholar, Prof. Umar Sani Fagge. The occasion was graced…