The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has warned that it might not fold its palms and watch Muslim college students being persecuted in Kwara State.
MURIC mentioned that Kwara is predominantly Muslim State, advising missionary faculties homeowners to take their enterprise to Rivers State as a substitute of attempting to alter the id of Muslim youngsters by pressure, including that Governor Nyesom Wike is ready with open arms to just accept them..
The group was reacting to the hijab imbroglio happening within the State, whereby some public college academics have been mentioned to have compelled feminine Muslim college students to take away their hijab inside the college premises.
The event has generated controversy throughout the State, resulting in the closure of ten faculties by the State authorities.
Wading into the matter, MURIC has vowed to take all needed constitutional measures to cease the oppression of harmless feminine Muslim pupils throughout Kwara State.
The place of the Islamic human rights group was contained in an announcement issued by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola.
In response to MURIC, “On our personal half, we won’t permit… evil to prevail in Kwara as they did in some states within the South West on the difficulty of hijab.
“The authorities of these ten missionary faculties must be ashamed of behaving like oppressors and slave masters.
“Sure. We are saying it boldly, loudly and clearly. Kwara is a predominantly Muslim state. It’s completely absurd for any group to suppose it might topic Muslim youngsters to oppression in such a spot. Infra dignitatem.
“Take your missionary faculties to Rivers State if you wish to change the id of Muslim youngsters by pressure. Nyesom Wike is ready with open arms to just accept you.
“Afterwards he has illegally declared his state a Christian state in violation of and to the chagrin of Part 10 of the 1999 Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. However not in Kwara State.”
The group referred to as on Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to shun all unlawful, illegitimate and unconstitutional compromises that might provoke Kwara Muslims within the State.
The Islamic rights advocacy group mentioned it might not give up its struggle however would take all needed constitutional actions to make sure that feminine Muslim college students used their hijab.