The Bauchi State Government has approved N100million to fast track the hosting of the 36th edition of the 2022 National Qur’anic Recitation Competition in the state.
Governor Bala Mohammed stated this at the inauguration of a 57-member Local Organising Committee for the competition yesterday in Bauchi.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the national competition is scheduled to take place in Bauchi from March 18 to March 20.
Mohammed said this was the third time Bauchi State would host the national competition since its inception in 1986.
“I wish to say that the Ministry of Religious Affairs, in conjunction with Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto and other government agencies, have submitted a budget of N153million for the competition.
“The state government is providing N100 million for this committee so that the rest would be solicited elsewhere,” he said. – NAN.
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