Impact and Challenges of Qur’anic Recitation Competition in the Federal Capital Teritory (Fct) Abuja
Rafatu Abdulhamid (Ph.D)

There is no denying the fact that the Qur’anic recitation competition as a medium for the development of Qur’anic sciences has come of age in FCT, Abuja. The annual competition has produced several memorizers (Huffaz) who can compete favourably with any of their counterparts anywhere in the world. However, with these laudable achievements there are still some challenges facing Qur’anic recitation competition in the FCT .Therefore, this paper attempts to make an inquiry on the impact of this competition to the Muslim Ummah in general and FCT Abuja in particular. The paper also examines some of these challenges facing the FCT Qur’anic recitation competition. Lacks of finance, low publicity, lack of secretariat etc have been identified as challenges facing the Qur’anic recitation competition in FCT, Abuja. The paper finds out that measures have been taken by the organizers to tackle such challenges. The methodology consists of both library materials and field work. The paper proposes some implementable recommendations to the general problems of the Qur’anic recitation competition in FCT Abuja and ends with conclusions.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jisc.v3n2a16