Islamic Group Gives Scholarships To Doctoral Students

By Jumu’ah Abiodun, Nigeria

The Conference of Muslim Organisations Nigeria (CAMON), has given out another tranch of scholarship fund to Nigerian muslim doctoral students in various Universities in the country.

The fund described as the Islamic group’s widow mite, is a contribution to capacity building in the tertiary education sector in Nigeria.

According to a statement from the Secretary General of the organisation, Mr Abdul Ganiy  Adeosun, the initiative was the brain child of late Professors Rafiu Shobulo and Abdul Fatai Giwa and other progressive Muslim scholars, individuals and Islamic organisations who were disatisfied about the appualing numbers of Muslim lectures in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

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