The Nigerian Islamic human rights organization told the Kwara State Government to be assertive and to “possess your possession”
The Chairman and Spiritual Father of the church, Most Reverend Samuel Abidoye, made the church’s position known to newsmen in Ilorin on Sunday.
The Islamic rights organisation said this in a statement on Monday by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola.
The approval, which was issued last Thursday, allows Muslim female students to wear hijab in grant-aided schools
This was contained in a statement released by the Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Mamman Jibril.
According to a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin on Monday, this is to avert any breakdown of law and order, while the government concludes the consultations with relevant stakeholders.
Rukayat Dindi, FCT Coordinator, Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative and member of the coalition, made the call at a news conference to mark the 2021 Annual World Hijab Day, on Monday in Abuja.
This formed the basis of his judgement on June 4, 2020 in a case filed by Aishat Abdul-Aleem, an 11-year-old Muslim girl who was sent out of school at the Gateway Secondary School, Abeokuta in December 2018.
Alhaji AbdurRahman Balogun, the Chairman of the forum, made this known to newsmen on Friday during a protest held at the Bodija Housing Estate Mosque in Ibadan.
This is coming on the heels of a video clip showing the prevention of female Muslim students of the International School of the University of Ibadan from wearing their hijab into the school premises.
The Oyo State High Court in Ibadan struck out a fundamental human rights suit challenging the refusal of the University of Ibadan International School Ibadan to allow female Muslim students wear hijabs on their school uniform.
An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan on Tuesday fixed June 25 for hearing of preliminary objection in a fundamental human right suit filed by Muslim parents of female students of University of Ibadan International School Ibadan over the school’s refusal to allow their children wear Hijab on their uniform.
An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday, fixed March 22 for report of settlement in a suit filed by parents of some female Muslim students of University of Ibadan International School Ibadan over denial on use of Hijabs.
Justice Laniran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday advised parties in the ban of Hijab wearing legal tussle to seek out of court settlement.
Some school authorities in Lagos State are forcing female Muslim students to remove their hijab before taking pictures meant for the West African Examination Council forms.
The school was shut down early on Monday, following the lingering crisis over the wearing of Hijab by female Muslim students in the school.
This was made public as part of the resolutions arrived at after a meeting of the Parent Teacher Association.
The Muslim Rights Concern, a rights group, on Wednesday commended the Lagos State Government for approving the use of Hijab for female Muslim students in all public schools.
This was disclosed on Tuesday via a circular by A.O. Olukoya for Tutor General/Permanent Secretary of the state.
This followed the appearance of some pupils who adorned hijab in the school on Monday