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: 2,407


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...
2015 Governorship: Shop for credible candidate, Akpabio tells...

Battle of Rustenburg: No shaking, WE KNOW HOW...

Bureau De Change operators involved in $2.1bn arms...

Suspended Extradition: HURIWA backs AGF, court over Kashamu...

Access Bank, US Consulate partner HACEY Health Initiative...

Death toll in militants’ attack on Lagos and...

Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to 159...

National Library urges FG to fund libraries at...

INEC finally decides, fixes Nov. 30 for Anambra...

Orubebe docked for alleged bribery, false declaration of...

Hoodlums sack Ibadan community

Abuja Municipal Council elections declared inconclusive

 

Latest News Music star Dammy Krane regains freedom as US court strikes out charges •Flies out with chartered jet Bayelsa set to commission new set of projects Varsity strike continues as ASUU, FG fail to reach agreement Enugu, China fine-tune bilateral relations Police nabs 77-year-old Ogun pastor for alleged ritual killing Foundation sponsors medical bill of 6-year-old Boko Haram victim IPOB, Police clash primitive: MASSOB Libya repatriates 135 Nigerian migrants Aregbesola denies payment of N50 million each to political office holders as severance allowance Enough of money politics in Anambra, says ABC Nwosu, as PDP inaugurates LG caretaker committees Barcelona attack kills 13 in tourist spot Rains, thunderstorms to dominate today’s weather: NiMet

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (271,490 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (253,254 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (205,754 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (174,153 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (172,657 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (154,112 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (133,453 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (124,906 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (117,541 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (109,032 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (108,494 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (100,990 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (27) Business (2,661) Business Verdict (19) Columnists (727) Complaints & Requests (92) Enterprise & Opportunities (172) Entertainment (351) Features (476) Global Business Monitor (170) International (1,492) Interviews (128) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (67) News (27,527) Opinion (780) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,853) Religion (595) Sports (1,305) Stock Watch (23) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN words on marble advert

 

 

Senator Adeleke on the dancing steps in London

 

APO Newsbreak logo

 

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!

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!