No fewer than 48 graduands of the Darul Kitab Wa Sunnah College of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Ilorin have secured admissions at the Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt to further their studies.
The Proprietor of the College, Dr. AbdulKadir Salman Oba-Solagberu, stated this at the weekend during the 2019 annual convocation of the institution. He disclosed that 800 students graduated across the various levels of Diploma, Senior Secondary School Junior Secondary School and Primary school respectively.
He stressed the need for parents and guardians to compliment the efforts of teachers of Arabic and Islamic education by giving needed support to the students for them to grow up to contribute meaningfully to societal development.
Dr Oba-Solagberu further assured that he will continue to do his best to contribute to societal development through Arabic and Islamic education even as harped on the efforts of completing the ongoing Darul Kitab University, Agbeyangi-Ilorin.
In his remarks, a Khadi of the Kwara State Sharia Court of Appeal, Justice Abdullateef Kamaldeen, advised government at all levels to support teachings and learning of Arabic and Islamic education in order to curb the persisting insecurity and other social vices in across the nation.
He added that the knowledge of Islam will enhance harmonious working relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims towards promoting nation-building, growth and development in the society.