Almajiri Education
Almajiris. Image: Premium Times

The Almajirinci system is not an Islamic tradition but only a Nigerian practice, according to a former presidential aide Reno Omokri.

Omokri in a tweet noted that he has been traveling across many Islamic nations and have never seen almajiris roaming the streets the way they do in Nigeria.

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“In the last week, I have been crisscrossing multiple Islamic countries. Some of them quite conservative,” he tweeted.

“Yet, I have never seen almajiris roaming the streets in the manner they do in Northern Nigeria. Almajirinci is not an Islamic tradition. It is a Nigerian practice.”