Written by Godfrey AKON

ICICE receive $5,000 for competition won in Azerbaijan

An Abuja-based Islamic Organization, International Centre for Islamic Culture and Education, ICICE, has been presented awards for it victory at the 2015 prestigious literary prize of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, ISESCO.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, while presenting the award to officials of ICICE on behalf of ISESCO at a brief ceremony in his office in Abuja, commended the organisation for making Nigeria proud.

A statement from the ministry of education indicates that Items presented to the group include a certificate of award, ISESCO Plaque and $5,000.

Earlier, the group led by it Director General, Dr. Maoyad Al-Rachid, disclosed that the organization was interested in the education of children, teenagers and adults on the exact meaning of Islamic Culture and Education.

It noted that it had carried out its mandate through capacity building programmes, conferences and exhibition as well as social programmes like extending assistance to the needy such as the internally displaced persons in various camps.


 It would be recalled that Nigeria’s representative to ISESCO General Conference received the prize on behalf of the ICICE at the Official ceremony during the 12th Session of ISESCO General Conference held from November 26 – 27 2015 at Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan.




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