Holy Ka’aba’s Imam visits Zulum, thumbs up gov’s achievements

Borno state governor Babagana Zulum

Prof. Hassan Abdulhamid Bukhari, Saudi academic and one of the Imams leading congregational prayers at the Holy Ka’aba (Masjid Al-Haram) in Makkah, has paid visit to Borno Babagana Umara Zulum, Shehu of Borno and Al-Ansar University site.

This was contained in press statement signed and made available to newsmen by Dr Abubakar Muhammad Sani, Senior Special Assistant to the of Al-Ansar Foundation in Gombe on Thursday.

The statement said the official visit to Zulum took place on Wednesday evening at House, Maiduguri.

Imam Bukhari, is the Dean Faculty of Arabic Studies for non-natives at Ummul Qura University in Makkah, was in Maiduguri at the invitation of Dr Mohammed Kyari Dikwa, of Al-Ansar Foundation that is currently building Borno’s first private university, at site along Gubio road in Maiduguri.

The Holy Ka’aba Imam, while meeting Zulum, said he was highly impressed with Borno’s hospitality and age-long of Quranic . He noted that the state is known for its numerous Quran reciters all over the world.

Professor Bukhari, whose message was translated into English by his host, Dr Dikwa, noted that he was happy to associate with Zulum’s administration, having monitored all his achievements in faraway Saudi Arabia.

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