The Baptist Convention in Ilorin, on Thursday, warned that the blanket approval by the Kwara State Authorities on the usage of hijab in public faculties within the state, will result in avalanche of reactions which finish couldn’t be predicted.
At a press convention in Ilorin, President, Kwara Baptist Convention, beneath the Nigeria Baptist Conference, Rev. Victor Dada, stated “By this transfer, the state authorities is saying the Muslims’ purported rights are superior to the Christians.”
He stated, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq was in poor health suggested to take the choice in approving hijab for feminine college students in authorities grant aided mission faculties within the state.
The Baptist Convention, disclosed that “It has no fewer than 38 faculties unfold throughout Kwara state out of 316 public faculties within the state.”
Dada, stated “We request the return of all our faculties again to us with out additional delay.”
The President, stated that Kwara state or Federal authorities, can’t pressure hijab on their kids in Christian mission faculties.
” We will not hesitate to make use of all authentic means to guard our heritage. We are going to defend our religion and shield our property, Baptist household waits for additional directions,” he added.
DAILY POST remembers that, the hijab controversy had generated severe face off between the Muslims, state authorities and Christians within the state following the official approval granted by the state authorities on the carrying of hijab by feminine pupils and college students of grant aided faculties within the state.
The state Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, CAN, in its response following the pronouncement of presidency’s place, requested its members to return out on March 8, 2021, subsequent week to precise their opposition to the approval by authorities on the hijab problem.
CAN additionally insisted on the return of mission grant aided faculties to the Christian neighborhood within the state.