The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit, has called on both THE Federal and state governments to address the religious discrimination experienced by its members in Nigeria.
A coalition of Islamic Group has decried continued discrimination against women in hijab, saying that prejudice against women in veil is not only unconstitutional but also inimical to the development of the country.
The 'Hijab' is a piece of clothing used to cover some parts of the body, usually the head and neck region. It is globally considered Islamic apparel, worn by the female Muslim to protect her modesty from unrelated males.
Wife of former Vice President, Hajiya Amina Namadi Sambo, has decried the harassment of Muslim women wearing hijab in parts of the country, saying the action negates the women’s right to freedom of religion.
The Board of Governors of the International School University of Ibadan, headed by the UI Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Adeyinka Aderinto, on Wednesday rose from its meeting with a resolution that the dress code of the school be maintained and can never be compromised.