Seventeen reciters of the glorious Quran have emerged winners at the just concluded Lagos Qur’an Competition, a biennial contest organized by the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit.
The competition popularly known as #Recite Lagos was held on Sunday April 18th, 2021 in honour of the pioneer president of MSSN and the former Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, the late Dr AbdulLateef Adegbite.
At this year’s programme which marked its 17th edition, seventeen reciters became champions in various categories at the grand finale of the contest after several stages which span through the preliminaries, Zonal stage, and the Semifinal were held for months.
Streamed live via the social media, Muslims from far and wide joined the provided platform to appreciate the lovely recitation of the Quran in the blessed month of Ramadan.
The president of the society (Amir of MSSNLagos), Mallam Miftahudeen Thanni, congratulated the winners for their efforts as he prayed Allah grant them the reward of memorising the Quran. He however urged Muslims to encourage their children to acquire the knowledge of Al-Quran which said is the source all wisdoms.
Below is the Full List of Winners at this year’s #Recite Lagos competition
1st – AbdulQuadri Atukale, Somolu
2nd – Umar Muhammad, Ikorodu West
3rd – Bilal Abdurasheed, Iba
1st – Abidah Tajudeen
2nd – Mu’minah Bello
1st – Abdussalaam Aliyy, Ifajo Ijaiye
2nd – Muhammad Taiwo, Alimosho
3rd – Uwaymir Sherifdeen, Somolu
1st – Rahmah Ismail, Bariga
2nd – Hafsah Bello, Lagos Mainland
3rd – Rumayzah Adegbindin, Alimosho
1st – Bashir Tukur, Ifelodun
2nd – Haroon Abubakar, Otto Awori
3rd – Yusuf Saeed, Apapa
1st – Asmau Bello, Lagos Mainland
2nd – Hawau Isa, Agboyi Ketu
3rd – IrodatuLlah Abideen, Iba