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HIJAB: Kwara Baptist Conference Kicks Against Government Approval For Students To Wear Hijab in Public and Mission Schools

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The Baptist Conference in Ilorin, on Thursday, warned that the blanket approval by the Kwara State Government on the use of hijab in public schools in the state, will lead to avalanche of reactions which end could not be predicted.

At a press conference in Ilorin, President, Kwara Baptist Conference, under the Nigeria Baptist Convention, Rev. Victor Dada, said “By this move, the state government is saying the Muslims’ purported rights are superior to the Christians.”

He said, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq was ill advised to take the decision in approving hijab for female students in government grant aided mission schools in the state.

The Baptist Conference, disclosed that “It has no fewer than 38 schools spread across Kwara state out of 316 public schools in the state.”

Dada, said “We request the return of all our schools back to us without further delay.”

The President, said that Kwara state or Federal government, cannot force hijab on their children in Christian mission schools.

” We shall not hesitate to use all legitimate means to protect our heritage. We will defend our faith and protect our property, Baptist family waits for further instructions,” he added

Written by: Ayomide Ayodele

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