Africa, which has approximately a billion people, has 12, 500, 000 Shia Muslims, and the number is increasing.
They discussed sending more people to Kerbala to study jurisprudence.
The director of Warith El-Embya Institute for Islamic Studies of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine, Dr. sheikh Munjid El-Ke’bi said that the institute always welcomes students from all over the world. He also said that the institute, which is currently full of students, has 12 Nigerian students.
El-Kerbala’e said that Imam Hussein Holy Shrine would build an annex in order to receive more students, for there are many students from all over the world waiting for vacant seats.