Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: Muslim Students Told to Target Excellence

Muslim students have been urged to work hard in order to excel in their academic careers.

The Amir of the Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit, Alhaji Qasim Badrudeen, who gave the advice in Lagos at the grand finale of the bi-annual Young Managers' Quiz Competition, said it was only through focus and commitment to academic excellence that Muslim students could be able to achieve their goals.

A statement by the group's spokesman, Sulayman Alamutu, said Badrudeen spoke on the theme: Rewarding Excellence. Guest speaker at the occasion, Mr Mas'ud Bello, a lecturer in the Department of Business Administration and Management, Lagos State Polytechnic, advised participants to be ambitious, discipline and be willing to learn in order to be successful in their chosen careers.

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