Glamour as Al-Azhar international school holds graduation
One of Nigeria’s co-educational Islamic secondary school located in Lokoja, the capital city of Kogi State, celebrated its 2015/2016 graduation ceremony in a grand style with a lively inter-religious symposium, celebration of the school’s achievements and Quranic graduation programme.
According to a statement from the proprietor of the school, Dr. Yakeen Habeeb, à retired Banker and Deputy Leader (Naib Amir North) Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Nigeria, this year’s graduation ceremony is unique as there was a focus on an inter religious dialogue between a Muslim and Christian to foster better understanding of the religions’ beliefs, aspirations and goals for mankind with the multiplier effect of strengthening of mutual coexistence among the adherents of both religions in the country.
Similarly, the occasion of the graduation event was also used to celebrate the completion of the Holy Quran by the students of the school called “Aaminul –Quran” in the school premises to underscore the uniqueness of the school as a foremost leading Islamic co-educational centre of learning combining secular and Islamic education in a most conducive and stimulating environment, North central of Nigeria.
The ceremony also featured pre-graduation launch talk with the proprietor of the school, Dr. Yakeen Habeeb, an accomplished banker and economist of note and administrator per excellent in honour of graduating Senior Secondary Students. This came on the heels of showcasing and celebrating the success of the first head body of the school, Shakirudeen Habeeb. The essence was to inspire the graduating students to greater heights in their future endeavours.
Novelty football match and Islamic social events were put together to galvanise the fitness of the students and teachers and invigorate the spirit of sportmanship within and outside the school.
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