The Cherubim and Seraphim Motion, proprietors of C&S Faculty Sabo Oke, Ilorin, has expressed displeasure over the forceful breaking of the school’s gate on Friday, March 17, 2021.
An announcement entitled ‘Our Place’ in Ilorin, alleged that ” Some unidentified individuals in Hilux autos backed by navy males got here to forcefully break the gate of the varsity.
“There was no introduction or discover for such unholy motion, even when our fathers and moms within the Lord have been on seat and different members of the church have been praying.
“If the goal of those navy backed motion is to permit Muslim college students enter our faculty premises, with hijab, we need to say unequivocally that, we reject using hijab by any Muslim scholar in our faculty, as a result of, this can be a Christian mission college,” the assertion declared.
The C&S Motion vowed to not hand over its college to any authorities, as a result of the church authorities had been overseeing the affairs of the varsity through the years.
It stated the varsity was established in March 1969, and since then the proprietors had put a number of buildings throughout the premises with out the contribution of the state authorities.
On non secular tolerance, the motion stated, the school authorities had tolerated Muslim college students convincingly in her 52 years of existence with Muslim men and women allowed to observe their faith with none hindrance.
It additional defined that ” Our faculty uniform is a white shirt over a inexperienced skirt with beret cap for ladies, which our feminine college students each Muslims and Christians had used through the years with out issues, therefore, “the motion won’t ever take some other factor from this.
” If the federal government of the day feels that it might probably not pay the workers salaries or keep the varsity, it must be returned to us,” the assertion said, including that ” C&S Faculty Sabo Oke, Ilorin, is our heritage, we won’t cede to any authorities or group of individuals.”
In the meantime, the authorities of ECWA, have additionally dismissed experiences that they’ve succumbed to the directive of the Kwara state authorities to permit using hijab of their college at Oja Iya in Ilorin.
They described the purported information experiences as completely deceptive, unfaithful, provocative and mischievous.
In an announcement in Ilorin, Chairman ECWA District Church Councils, Rev. Vincent Akintunde, stated ECWA, is completely in opposition to using hijab in all our grant aided mission colleges.
“Our preliminary concern, nevertheless, borders on the possession of the faculties.
“Our competition is in opposition to the Kwara state authorities which allowed the Muslim teams which subtly launched the problem of hijab to the case to distract us from our main concern, even whereas the matter continues to be pending within the Supreme Court docket,” the assertion added.