The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) has requested the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to instantly withdraw his approval of necessary carrying of Hijab in faculties together with Christian-mission owned.
Joseph Bade Daramola, CAN Basic Secretary, in an announcement on Tuesday, described the governor’s motion as untimely and equally prejudicial.
The Christain management stated it was a contempt of court docket as a result of there may be an present ruling that the established order be maintained.
“Is the governor now saying that he’s above the regulation? What’s going to spoil if all of us look forward to the court docket to pronounce judgement on the matter? Why this hasty motion?”, Daramola quipped.
CAN recalled that “some individuals took legal guidelines into their palms” by going spherical faculties to implement the carrying of hijab in secondary faculties together with these owned by mission brokers.
The assertion stated as a substitute of cautioning such hassle makers to attend for the court docket course of to be concluded, the federal government of Kwara has been exhibiting “non secular bias”.
It stated the federal government might give directive in its personal faculties, it should 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 spiritual and ethnic affiliation.
“No political chief ought to use his or her place to additional the reason for any specific faith or ethnic group for peace to prevail.
“The Governor of Kwara State has proven an open bias for one faith together with his incapability to attend for the court docket 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.