Kano’s Almajiri and Islamiyya schools get legal backing

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

The Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has signed into law a board for Almajiri and Islamiyya Schools.

The board is called the ‘Quranic and islamiyya management board 2014’.

The main objective of the board is to include the numerous Quranic Almajirai schools in government policies tailored to the school educational sector, Mr. Kwankwaso said.

Governor Kwankwaso said the board would have in its membership the Sharia commission, Hisbah board, traditional institutions, the Council of Ullama and others.

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