The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) has requested the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to right away withdraw his approval of necessary sporting of Hijab in faculties together with Christian-mission owned.
Joseph Bade Daramola, CAN Normal Secretary, in a press release on Tuesday, described the governor’s motion as untimely and equally prejudicial.
The Christain management stated it was a contempt of courtroom as a result of there may be an current ruling that the established order be maintained.
“Is the governor now saying that he’s above the legislation? What will spoil if all of us look ahead to the courtroom to pronounce judgement on the matter? Why this hasty motion?”, Daramola quipped.
CAN recalled that “some individuals took legal guidelines into their fingers” by going spherical faculties to implement the sporting of hijab in secondary faculties together with these owned by mission brokers.
The assertion stated as a substitute of cautioning such bother makers to attend for the courtroom course of to be concluded, the federal government of Kwara has been exhibiting “non secular bias”.
It stated the federal government could give directive in its personal faculties, it must respect faculties it doesn’t instantly personal.
The Christian physique urged political elites to cease utilizing their non secular overzealousness to trigger division within the society however deal with all equally, irrespective of non secular and ethnic affiliation.
“No political chief ought to use his or her place to additional the reason for any explicit faith or ethnic group for peace to prevail.
“The Governor of Kwara State has proven an open bias for one faith along with his lack of ability to attend for the courtroom course of to be concluded over this matter.”
CAN vowed to make use of all lawful means to reverse the order if the federal government refused to withdraw the directive.
Hijab in faculties: Reverse non secular bias order – CAN warns Kwara govt