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Hijab: I won’t introduce policies that will cause religious crisis in Oyo – Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday declared that he won’t introduce insurance policies that may result in a non secular disaster within the state.

Makinde made this announcement in an announcement made out there to DAILY POST in Ibadan.

He spoke with respect to a latest assertion issued on the utilization of the Hijab in public faculties within the state.

The assertion was issued as a part of actions for the 2022 World Hijab Day.

NAIJATABLOID remembers that the state authorities had just lately mentioned that no pupil must be molested for sporting Hijab.

The federal government warned all heads of government-owned businesses, faculties and institutions in opposition to discrimination in opposition to feminine Muslims who put on Hijab.

Hijab is a veil or headband often worn by feminine Muslims to be able to cowl their heads and different elements of the physique in public, NAIJATABLOID gathered.

The state authorities has nevertheless mentioned in one other assertion that each one it’s doing was to advertise spiritual concord.

Makinde added that he won’t introduce any coverage that may result in a non secular disaster within the state.

Makinde, in an announcement made out there to NAIJATABLOID by means of his Particular Assistant to the governor of Islamic Affairs, Imam AbduRasheed AbdAzeez, declared that the state authorities has not altered its coverage on freedom of faith.

He appealed to the residents of the state to discountenance latest makes an attempt to misread his former assertion on the sporting of Hijab.

He added that his authorities won’t tamper with the codes that assure spiritual freedom and concord within the state.

Makinde whereas talking additional, defined that the established order relating to the matter as contained in a round dated October 27, 2013, stays.

“In accordance with the federal government round letter dated October 27, 2013, the federal government of Oyo State by means of the Ministry of Schooling had resolved amongst different issues as follows:

“In Muslim named/faith-based public faculties, the utilization/sporting of hijab as a part of the college uniform is allowed in accordance with Islamic custom/spiritual perception of pupil who may need to take action.

“In Christian named/faith-based public faculties, the scholar’s uniform must be according to the established custom of the college and Christian faith.

“In Neighborhood-based public faculties, the utilization/sporting of a standard hijab/beret by feminine college students is permissible. That is nevertheless optionally available for fogeys/college students who want to take action,” he mentioned. Supply: DailyPost

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