General Muhammadu Buhari had over the weekend, issued a directive to the Federal Ministry of Education to include two Islamic Studies books in the secondary school curriculum for all Federal Government Colleges across the country.
The development was made known in Kaduna State during the launch of the reviewed editions of the books written by the late Justice Muhammad Bashir Sambo and first published in 1974.
The president who was represented by the state Governor Nasir el-Rufai stated that such books were vital in today’s society filled with moral and religious decadence.
The Islamic Studies for Secondary Schools, co-sponsored by the Bashir Sambo Centre for Islamic Da’awah and Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation in memory of late Justice Bashir Sambo, former Judge of Sharia Court of Appeal and the Code of Conduct Tribunal, were reviewed by Mallam Mukhtar Lere to conform with the current 6-3-3-4 educational system in the country.
Meanwhile, according to Alhaji Umar A. Mutallab, the chairman, Board of Trustees of Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation, the Bashir Sambo Centre for Islamic Da’awah was established by disciples and associates of late Justice Sambo in order to immortalise and inspire the legacy of the late sage, Vanguard reports.