GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Female Muslim students can wear hijab in all Osun public primary and secondary schools, court rules

By News Express on 04/06/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 2,892


An Osun State High Court has ruled that female Muslim students can now wear hijab in all public primary and secondary schools in the state.

Delivering the judgement on Friday in Osogbo, the state capital, Justice Jide Falola ruled that the use of hijab by female Muslims was their fundamental human right to freedom of religion, conscience and thought.

He held that no female student must be molested or sent out of school for wearing hijab.

Justice Falola declared that since all missionary schools had been taken over by government in 1975, all students have equal rights to practice their religions.

However, he noted that such hijab must match the color of their school uniforms.

Counsels to the state’s Muslim Community and Christian Association of Nigeria, Kozeem Odedeji and Femi Ayandokun, expressed different opinions to the judgment.

The case was instituted in February 2013 by the Osun State Muslim Community and the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria. (Channels TV)

•Photo shows Nigerian ladies wearing hijab.

Source News Express

Posted 04/06/2016 1:22:27 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Abduction of Ekiti lawmakers by DSS an act...

Experts accuse G20 nations of jeopardising energy transition...

Kaduna 2015: Warring APC members stall meeting with...

RIGHTSView: REASONS WHY NIGERIA IS BROKE

Boko Haram: North-East legislators seek special intervention for...

Ivorian President dismisses security chiefs

Commotion as Modu Sheriff storms PDP National Secretariat...

100 Bills scale first reading in House of...

I received no money from Dasuki —PDP National...

World Press Freedom hits 10-year low: Report

Update: Speaker Fintri to be sworn-in as Adamawa...

Breaking News: Fuel scarcity hits Abuja

 

Latest News Soccer star bags 9 years jail term for alleged gang-rape 40 human traffickers nabbed Enugu budgets N1.5b for rehabilitation of 14 roads BLACK FRIDAY: Yudala records unprecedented spike in online traffic NIPC inaugurates centre with software to boost investments Mass housing: Lagos to allocate ready estates to first-time homeowners NSE turnover volume improves by 55.11% Buhari demands improved efforts against piracy, human trafficking •Emerges Chairman of Gulf of Guinea Commission Osun Govt. orders clampdown on tax defaulting federal MDAs Senate names members of committee to probe EFCC, DSS clash Our call on Deltans, investors yielding results — Okowa DSS, a clog in the fight against corruption, says CDHR

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (295,828 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (279,426 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (225,922 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (190,093 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (181,554 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (166,625 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (144,502 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (130,816 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (127,631 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (116,731 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (113,990 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (108,482 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (31) Business (2,781) Business Verdict (26) Columnists (771) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (187) Entertainment (408) Features (510) Global Business Monitor (192) International (1,654) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (84) News (30,483) Opinion (838) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,125) Religion (649) Sports (1,357) Stock Watch (24) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Argentina vs Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!