The Katsina state government says it has spent over N200 million naira on Islamic activities across the state.
The permanent secretary Katsina ministry of religious affairs Alhaji Muhammad Lawal Matazu stated this at the opening of the 32nd edition of the state Qur’anic competition in Katsina.
Alhaji Muhammad Matazu enjoins participants to imbibe the acquired knowledge learnt during the exercise.
He urged members of the public to pray intensively for the leaders at all levels to achieve desired objectives.
Also speaking, the executive director Islamic education bureau Ismail Muhammad Almajir said, “The theme of the 2017 Qur’anic competition is reawakening of weaker souls toward reading of the glorious Qur’an.
He thank the state governor for the assistance rendered to the board.
Katsina post check revealed that there are participants in all the categories of the competition in all the 34 Local Government Areas in the state.