Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria.

Prelate Blames Woes of Nigerian Children Seeking Islamic Education on an “elite” Group

Jun 11, 2020

A section of children living with their teachers to pursue Muslim knowledge in Northern Nigeria, also referred to as Almajirai, are receiving “violent” treatment from the wider society that treats them as prospective Boko Haram recruits, a situation that a Catholic Prelate in the West African country blames on the Muslim elite group in the region.