A former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has said that Northern Governors have been unfair in their dealings with the Almajiri children
The lawmaker stated this in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service.
Okoricha advised the governors and other rich individuals in the region to help transform the Almajiri system of Islamic education, instead of subjecting them to humiliation.
“Many of our prominent people now, were once, Almajiri,” Okorocha said.
“Help to educate these children, give them jobs, who knows one of them could be a President some day,” he said.