Education has been described as a platform for development in any society or nation.
Professor of Religious and Cultural Studies in the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Abdulrazaq Kilani made this known in a forum with Islamic Parents in Port Harcourt.
Professor Kilani who also described education as an integral part of the Islam religion stated it cannot not be separated from qualitative and modern education.
He advised Parents not to deprive their children from modern education and also ensure to take part in impacting quality education in them.
A cross section of Parents who spoke to our correspondent after the forum also identified with the importance of quality modern education and called on other Parents to adopt and sponsor a less privileged child in the society