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Hijab controversy: Violence breaks out in Kwara school as Christians, Muslims clash

Ten mission colleges not too long ago shut down in Ilorin by the Kwara State authorities are to renew on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

The Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Training and Human Capital Growth, Mrs Mary Kemi Adeosun, introduced this in a press release in Ilorin on Tuesday night time.

The assertion stated, “As college students resume regular courses, the federal government took particular discover of the plight of these getting ready for the West African Senior Certificates Examination and hereby directs affected colleges to carry at the very least two-hour further classes for all of the intending candidates after college hours every day.”

The federal government, in line with the assertion, “will present mild launch for the scholars till the start of their examinations, whereas academics allotted for the additional teaching, will get stipends for his or her efforts.”

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This, the assertion defined, is to carry the scholars on top of things forward of the upcoming exterior examination.

It asserted that the closure of the faculties was essential to forestall safety breaches which can have an effect on lives and properties on account of the controversy generated by the hijab concern between Muslim and Christian communities.

“This path to mutual respect, understanding and peace close to hijab, had lengthy been adopted in all of Northern Nigeria and lots of states within the Southwest corresponding to Lagos, Osun, Ekiti and Oyo states.

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“The federal government sincerely commends the Christian and Muslim leaders for his or her understandings and efforts to construct peace inside their respective communities previously weeks,” the assertion added.

It urged everybody to hitch palms with the federal government to boost a technology of faculty youngsters, who would respect each other’s variations and collectively construct a sustainable future for the State.

Warning that there will likely be zero tolerance for violations of anybody’s elementary human rights below its watch, the federal government reminded all its workers, corresponding to college principals and academics within the affected colleges to take particular be aware of the coverage.

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