9-Yr-Old Girl Emerges Best Qur’an Reciter In Lagos


A nine-year-old girl, Nuroh Nasir, has bagged the Faith Unites Muslims Charity Initiatives (FUMCI)’s Children Award for Excellence in Qur’an Recitation and Islamic Practice 2020.

The sixth edition of the annual competition, themed ‘Recipe for the making of Godly children’, was held in Lagos with the support of the Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Sabit Ikuforiji Foundation.

It had contestants drawn from the five divisions of Lagos State, competing for prizes in Adab, Salat, Fiqh, Qur’an, Hadeeth.

Nuroh, who represented Ketu, Alapere in Ikosi-Isheri local council, had won the 2019 edition of the competition and was awarded N100, 000 and other consolation prizes.

Speaking during the prize presentation to winners, Amir of FUMCI, Ustadh AbdulMuiz Zubayr, commended all the contestants for their brilliance and their parents for exposing them to Islamic knowledge.

In his lecture, the Mudir, Darul-Naim Schools, Sheikh AbdulMajeed Imran Eleha, urged Muslims to select religious and morally upright spouses in order to raise pious children.


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