Scholar in the Making: 8-Year-Old Boy Who Started Memorising Quran at 3 Gives Inspiring Lecture in New Video

Scholar in the Making: 8-Year-Old Boy Who Started Memorising Quran at 3 Gives Inspiring Lecture in New Video

  • Starting at the age of three, Muhammad Shamsudeen, now eight, has memorised the Quran and is now growing fast to become an Islamic scholar
  • In a new interview, Shamsudeen shared his passion for the Quran and how possible it was to achieve it
  • The young lad who spoke in both English and Arabic languages advised his peers to prioritise education

At the tender age of 3, Muhammad Shamsudeen who is now eight years old started memorising the complete Quran.

In 2018, the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, conferred an award of excellence on the pupil, for memorising at such an early age.

Muhammad Shamsudeen, 8-Year-Old Boy, Memorised Quran
Muhammad Shamsudeen, an eight-year-old, has memorised the complete Quran. Photo credit: @daily_trust
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Memorising the Quran qualified him to participate in an international competition in Saudi Arabia where he came second.

Recently, he granted an interview with Daily Trust where he spoke about the beauty of the Holy Scripture and advised his colleagues on the importance of education.

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The eight-year-old cited Quranic verses and hadiths as he delivers an inspiring Islamic sermon.

Watch the video below:

18-year-old Nigerian teenager writes Quran offhand within 3 months

In another report, Sumayyah Shuaibu Salisu, an 18-year-old teenager in Zaria, has done the unthinkable by memorising and writing the Holy Quran offhand in three months.

Sumayyah who was born in Jega, Kebbi state, is the third daughter of a Nigerian-Saudi based Sheikh, Shuaibu Salisu Zaria. Her father had returned to Nigeria after completing his master’s degree at the Madina University in Saudia Arabia.

Summayah said it has always been her dream to write the Holy Quran and expressed gratitude to God for making it possible. The SS 2 student said she had earlier memorized the Quran at a tender age and participated in the national Quranic competition.

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14-year-old French girl memorises Qur’an within 4 months

Similarly, a 14-year-old French girl named Hafizah Fatima Musa has set a record at Nurul Tilawah International School, Zaria, Kaduna state, by memorizing the Holy Qur’an within four months.

The usual experience is to memorise the Holy Qur’an in under one year, especially for kids within Fatima's age bracket.

Fatima is from a Muslim family in France but came to Nigeria along with her 18-year-old sister, Anijou Musa, for Islamic knowledge.


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