Hijab Wahala: Kwara Govt Shuts 10 Christian Schools For Not Allowing The Islamic Ensemble

Kwara State Government has shut down at least 10 schools in the State for not allowing its students wear hijab, the Muslim female ensemble.
The State’s Ministry of Education in the State announced this in a statement on Monday, citing safety reasons, after the schools have been asked to open today Monday.Hijab Wahala: Kwara Govt Shuts 10 Christian Schools For Not Allowing The Islamic Ensemble
The schools C&S College Sabo Oke, St. Anthony College, Offa Road, ECWA School, Oja Iya, Surulere Baptist Secondary School, Bishop Smith Secondary School, Agba Dam, CAC Secondary School Asa Dam road, St. Barnabas Secondary School Sabo Oke, St. John School Maraba, St. Williams Secondary School Taiwo Isale, and St. James Secondary School Maraba, have been ordered a close temporarily in February pending the resolution of the controversy in the schools.
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In a statement released by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Kemi Adeosun, it was stated  that the schools will remain shut until a later date. “The Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development wishes to inform members of the public that the 10 government schools where the use of Hijab is disputed will remain shut until a later date. This decision has been taken for safety reasons. The government, therefore, directs schoolchildren and teachers in the affected schools to remain at home until the contrary is announced. The government remains committed to fairness, pluralism, and respect for the law and rights of every citizen at all times,” the statement reads.Photos Credit: Getty
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