The Kwara State authorities has directed that the ten faculties the place the usage of hijab is underneath dispute will stay shut till a later date.
DAILY POST studies that the ten Christian mission faculties had been anticipated to renew Monday, March 8.
The colleges had been shut following the face-off between the Muslims and Christians over the usage of hijab which the federal government later formally permitted within the faculties.
Our correspondent gathered that the management of the Christian neighborhood had directed pupils and college students of the ten faculties to seem of their numerous spiritual gown codes as they’re about to renew on Monday.
The choice, in line with a press release by the Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Training and Human Capital Growth, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, “has been taken for security causes.”
The colleges affected are C&S Faculty Sabo Oke; St Anthony Faculty, Offa Street; ECWA College, Oja Iya; Surulere Baptist College; Bishop Smith Secondary College, Agba Dam.
Others embrace, CAC Secondary College, Asa Dam; St Barnabas Secondary College Sabo Oke; St John College Maraba; St Williams Secondary College, Taiwo Isale; and St James Secondary College, Maraba.
The federal government directed faculty youngsters and lecturers within the affected faculties to stay at dwelling till the opposite is introduced.
“The federal government stays dedicated to equity, pluralism and respect for the regulation and rights of each citizen always,” it added.
DAILY POST recollects that some Christian denominations underneath the umbrella of the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, CAN, within the State are resisting the usage of hijab of their faculties.
They’re additionally demanding the return of the Christian mission faculties to their house owners.
Hijab: Ten Kwara faculties to stay shut for security causes