Arabic, Islamic Studies Teachers Hold 38th Annual Conference In Kano

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The Nigerian Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS), has launched an Islamic Studies book on the role played by the Chief Imam of Kano emeritus Professor Sani Zahradden.

The Association made the presentation on Monday at its 38 annual national conference titled Pandemics and national security challenges: Arabic and Islamic Studies perspective, holding at Bayero University Kano.

Presenting the book, the Registrar Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said the book was published considering the contributions of Professor Muhammad Sani Zahradden towards the promotion of Islamic and Arabic studies in his life.

The three-day conference with the theme pandemic and national security in Arabic and Islamic studies will feature prominent academics to brainstorm on issues of security and pandemic in Arabic and Islamic studies perspectives.

The National President of the Association Professor Sani Umar Musa told the participants that COVID-19 prevented the conference from holding last year, noting that during his stewardship the numerical strength of the association has increased more than 700 members and some branches have also been resuscitated that include Zamfara, Plateau and Bauchi states among others.

On his part, the Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar Sa’ad III, represented by the Emir of Karaye Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II said that the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as security challenges in most northern states, are a serious setback

The Sultan urged Nigerians to intensify prayers for the country to overcome the insecurity pervading the nation.

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