As Muslims continue to observe the Holy month of Ramadan, Madam Fatima Maada Bio join Muslims around the country at Fourah Bay college for the 6th National Quranic memorisation competition 2019 organised by the Foundation of Islamic Information, Sierra Leone Limited (FOISIL) where she served as a special guest of honour.
The essence of the Quranic competition was to reward deserving competitors who have mastered the Quran and as a way of inspiring more young people to learn the art of reciting the Holy Quran.
The First Lady on her speech call on Muslim women to take their role seriously in their respective communities. “ been a woman doesn’t limit you to the kitchen alone. Our responsibility is to make sure things work for our home, community and our nation.”
The First Lady call on other Muslims to support the Quranic memorisation competition. Saying that this is one of the ways we can show the world that our religion is peaceful.
“We are not only peaceful but We celebrate one another and we protect one another.
HE Fatima Maada Bio also jointly received the Ambassador Siray Timbo award alongside the Vice President MOHAMMED Juldeh Jalloh.
Attending the competition are cross sections of Muslims around the country and supporters of Islam.
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