By Ibrahim Usman
Fudiyyah Mafara has emerged winner at this year’s Wahda Forum zonal quiz completion that is expected to compete with two other runners up in Zaria in the month of Sha’aban.
The annual event is marked as part of the Nisf Sha’aban Maulud celebration to mark birthday of the Imam of the Age (AF), which also coincides with that of Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, His Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H).
Fudiyyah Mafara came first, while Fudiyyah Gusau came second and Fudiiyah Tsafe took the third position.
Students of Fudiyyah Mafara brilliantly answered questions in five subjects that included History of the Infallible Imams, History of Reformers (Mujaddadai), Ja’afari Fiqh, Holy Qur’an and Current Affairs, to emerged the winning school
Introducing the event, Coordinator of Wahda Forum, Malam Awwal Hanwa traced history of activities of the Forum to organizing birthday of Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Zakzaky, in recent years.
He further explained that with further guidance from the Leader, the Forum extended its scope with the commemoration of birthday of the Imam of the Age (AF) alongside that of the Leader, as well as present innovation of organizing quiz competition among Fuddiyyah schools.
Malam Awwal Hanwa said, the aim was to further disseminate the call of Sheikh Zakzaky and expand horizon of Fudiyyah pupils through intelligent reasoning and activity as part of the Forum’s contribution towards marking Nisf Sha’aban.
Rules and regulations governing the quiz competition was read out by the Quiz Coordinator, Malam Musa Ishaq Sabon Gari.