Senator Ibrahim Musa representing Niger North Senatorial District, stated this last Saturday at the annual graduation and award ceremony of Whiteplains British School, Abuja.
According to him, the importance of education cannot be over-emphasised stressing that it is important in our lives.
Represented by Barrister Mouktar Nasale, the senator who was guest speaker at the occasion said education is an avenue for children to build themselves and contribute to the development of society.
Director, Advisory Board of the school, Dr Francis Nwufoh remarked that in the constantly changing world, lifelong learning has become the norm rather than the exception.
Also, the Deputy Imam of the National Mosque, Abuja, Dr. Ibrahim Maqari, said parents would be obeying the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by giving their children proper education.
Dr. Maqari, represented by a lecturer from the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) , Zaria, Barrister Ahmed Suleiman, enjoined Muslims to “go back to the Holy Qur’an which contains the science of human creation and that of the professional disciplines.”
Executive Director of Nurul Bayan, Hajiya Maryam Tahan called on the graduating students to “strive to be the best for the world rather than being the best of the world.”