After Approving N100m For Qur’anic Competition, Bala Mohammed Adds N25m To Winners, Judges

Barely 13 days after Bala Mohammed, Bauchi State Governor leased out N100,000,000 to the Local Organising Committee, LOC of the National Qur’anic Recitation Competition, he gives an additional N25,000,000 to the winners and judges of the competition.

The governor had on 13 March 2022 while inaugurating the LOC said the approved money covered logistics and prizes for winners of the competition. He gave the committee which is under a former Grand Khadi of Bauchi State, Khadi Abdullahi Yakubu Marafa two weeks after the completion of the competition to submit a comprehensive financial report.

Bauchi State Government in collaboration with Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto hosted the 36th annual National Qur’anic Recitation Competition where 40 candidates vied for various prizes.

Read: Gov Bala Approves N100m For Qur’anic Recitation Competition

Bala Mohammed while closing the competition today offered scholarships to the overall winners of each category of the competition. The Scholarship covers their education up to university level.

He adopted one Amina Idris Mohammed, a five-year-old participant from Cross River State.

WikkiTimes gathers that winners of the main categories of the competition pocketed N3,000,000 just as runners up and third position winners of the same categories got two and one million cash respectively. Winners of other categories of the completion also got various prizes.

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