Academics and employees of ten mission faculties in Ilorin, shut down by the Kwara State authorities over the hijab controversy, reported for work on Friday in compliance with the federal government’s directive.
Recall that the Chairman, state Instructing Service Fee, TESCOM, Malam Bello Tahueed, on Thursday, directed the lecturers and employees of the affected faculties to report for work or face the complete weight of the regulation.
DAILY POST experiences that although the employees reported to work as early as 8am there weren’t many actions within the faculties, as college students didn’t flip up in giant numbers as anticipated.
Dad and mom who spoke to DAILY POST stated their choice to not launch their kids was based mostly on safety causes.
Among the ten mission faculties locked up by their proprietors had been pressured open to permit employees and college students to renew as directed by the state authorities.
At St Anthony’s School Offa Street, authorities brokers broke the chain and padlocks had been utilized in locking the gate.
Nonetheless, the lecturers and employees of many of the mission faculties visited had been seen in teams discussing the problem at hand.
Our correspondent experiences that the ten mission faculties had been closed down over the hijab problem and requested to renew on March 17, 2021.
The reopening was prolonged once more for safety causes by the federal government following resistance by the Christian group to not enable Muslim women to make use of hijab within the mission faculties.
The federal government, nevertheless, directed the faculties to renew once more on Friday to permit supposed WASC college students put together for his or her examinations, with a warning to lecturers and employees to report for responsibility or face the results.
The ten affected faculties are, C&S School Sabo Oke; St Anthony School Offa Street; ECWA College, Oja Iya; Surulere Baptist College; Bishop Smith Secondary College, Agba Dam; CAC Secondary College, Asa Dam; St Barnabas Secondary College, Sabo Oke; St John College, Maraba; St Williams Secondary College, Taiwo Isale; and St James Secondary College, Maraba.