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Hijab controversy: Again, violence breaks out at C&S College Ilorin

One other violent conflict broke out at C&S School Sabo Oke, in Ilorin, on Monday following makes an attempt by some unidentified individuals to forcefully open the gate of the varsity.

The scholars of the school have been additionally chased away and despatched again dwelling.

DAILY POST stories that the state authorities on Friday ordered the ten mission colleges shut right down to resume courses to allow intending WASC college students put together for his or her examinations.

However the Christian group insisted that the usage of hijab is not going to be allowed of their mission colleges whereas additionally demanding the return of the colleges to their unique homeowners.

Throughout a go to to the school at about 11.30am, DAILY POST discovered that the gate of the varsity was below lock and key, though lecturers and workers reported for work.

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The scenario, nevertheless, turned chaotic and violent when unidentified individuals tried to forcefully open the gate of the varsity, within the presence of safety operatives.

Enchantment for calm by the Chairman, state Instructing Service Fee, TESCOM, Malam Tauheed Bello, who addressed the offended crowd, fell on deaf ears.

Shortly after his handle, one other violent conflict broke out following gunshots fired from inside Emmanuel Baptist church reverse C&S School Sabo Oke, at about 12.10pm, whereas the church was additionally pelted with stones and different objects.

The violence unfold to St Barnabas LGEA major college and a few church buildings within the space as folks armed with cutlasses and damaged bottles went on a rampage.

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The Christian group additionally mobilised its personal forces to counter the assault in a bid to guard their folks and property.

The state Police Command’s Spokesman, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi, who was met on the scene, informed DAILY POST that the scenario was below management.

He confirmed that apart from the scenario on the C&S School, Sabo Oke, normalcy had returned to the opposite 9 mission colleges concerned within the situation of hijab, within the state capital.

Armed troopers have been later deployed to the world to revive peace and have been nonetheless current at 2.26pm when DAILY POST Correspondent left the scene.

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