Zainab Yazid from Katsina emerged second in national Qur’an competition
Zainab Yazid Muhammad from Katsina State emerged second while Diya’atu Sanni Abdulkadir from Kano emerged the overall winner of the female category of the 34th National Qur’an Recitation Competition which ended in Lagos today, Katsina Post learned.
Umar Kabir from Kaduna emerged the overall winner of the male category of the competition.
The competition, organized by the Musabaqah Foundation for Quranic Recitation in Nigeria/Centre for Islamic Studies, Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto in collaboration with the Muslim Community of Lagos State, was last Friday declared open by the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).
The overall winners each carted away a brand new Nissan Almera cars among other cash prizes.
Participants from across the country featured in six categories comprising memorization of the whole Quran with Tajweed and Tafsir, memorization of the whole Quran with Tajweed theoretically and practically, memorization of 40 consecutive Hizbs (chapters) of the Glorious Qurant with tajweed practically.
Other categories are memorization of 20 consecutive Hizbs of the Glorious Quran with Tajweed theoretically and practically; memorization of 10 consecutive Hizbs of the Glorious Quran with Tanghim and Tajweed theoretically and practically and memorization of Juz’ Amma or any two consecutive Hizbs of the glorious Quran with Tajweed practically.
There were other consolation prizes presented to six winners who emerged from each of the categories.