Government will employ more Arabic teachers, says lawmaker
A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rotimi Abiru, has promised the League of Imams that the state government will employ more Arabic teachers.
At a meeting with the clerics in his Somolu Constituency, the Imams lamented the dearth of Islamic Studies and Arabic teachers in public schools in the state.
Abiru, while responding, assured them of his efforts to ensure the state government increase the number of Arabic and Islamic Studies teachers for the benefit of the Muslim students.
He reiterated his commitment to the quick completion of the permanent site of the cemetery for the Muslim community.
The lawmaker urged the league of Imams to continue to pray for Lagos State and Nigeria on challenges facing the nation.
According to him, the effort of the federal and state governments in curtailing the spread of the COVID-19 was highly appreciated.
He appealed to the clerics to sensitise the Ummah to continue to abide by the protocols.
The Chairman of the League of Imams and Arabic Teachers in Bariga, Imam Isiak Olohuniyo, appreciated the lawmaker’s gesture and promised to take his message to the faithful.