INVOLVEMENT OF MUSLIM ORGANIZATIONS IN EDUCATIONAL AND SPORTS ACTIVITIES IN NIGERIA

S. Javed, A. W. Mughal, A. Naseer

Abstract


Background: The primary aim of the current research was to explore the involvements of Muslim organizations in Nigeria particularly in the field of education and sports. The major problem was addressed that how much Muslim organizations working in Nigeria were contributing to education and provision of sports activities. Methods: This research employed a qualitative method. The eleven participants being administrative members of two organizations were declared as sample size. The tool used in the existing research contains interviews and documents analyses. Descriptive statistics and NVivo-10 both were employed to analyze the collected information as statistical approach. Results: Results of two Muslim organizations (Jama’atu Nasir Islam and NASFAT) showed which have made reliable and significant most especially in the field of education and sports. The existing study indicated that one of two organizations portrayed more quality activities of education and sports than the other. Conclusion: In summary, results of the research revealed that both Islamic organizations were aimed to uplift life standards of the community in Nigeria via promoting education and sports activities. These two of the organizations agreed to promote education and sports activities through building of new schools, converts to the religion of Islam, Financial assistance to needy, propagation of sports facilities, building of sports arenas, and Promotion of sports activities at grassroots level.


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Muslim organizations; education; sports activities; Nigeria

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