The Kwara State Authorities, on Thursday, arrange a committee to resolve the continuing agitation for Muslim feminine college students attending public faculties owned by different faiths to be allowed to put on hijab on high of their uniforms.
Muslim stakeholders had addressed a press convention on Wednesday the place they referred to as on the state authorities to prevail of the previous proprietor of the faculties to permit feminine Muslim college students put on hijab, claiming that because the state authorities had taken over the faculties, the previous missionary house owners can’t declare to have management on the faculties that have been being run with grants from the state authorities.
In accordance with experiences, this led the federal government to name for a gathering between spiritual leaders within the state, with a view to resolving the controversy.
An announcement by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Deputy Governor, Modupe Joel, stated the marathon assembly presided over by the Deputy Governor, Kayode Alabi, appealed to all of the leaders to respect their variations, reside in peace and love, and be a part of palms to boost a technology of kids who will see each other as compatriots.
In accordance with Joel, the assembly additionally determined to arrange a committee that may sort out the hijab query.
The assertion learn partly: “Members of the committee embody the deputy governor (chairman), two thought leaders/statesmen from the 2 sides; three spiritual leaders from the 2 sides; Senator Suleiman Ajadi; Prince Sunday Fagbemi and Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry of Justice.
“The assembly careworn the necessity for each facet to maintain the peace and continually warning members of their communities to keep away from any motion or feedback which will disturb public peace.”
Kwara units up committee to resolve hijab controversy