The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has launched a scathing assault on the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kwara State chapter, for opposing authorities’ determination to permit Muslim pupils put on hijabs to schools.
In a press release captioned ‘MURIC lauds Kwara Gov For Approving Hijab’, the rights group mentioned the choice of the State authorities was daring, forthright and far-reaching, whereas describing CAN’s disapproval as naive and shallow.
The group suggested CAN to simply accept the choice, respect the rule of legislation and eschew actions able to inflicting any breakdown of legislation and order.
CAN, in response to the federal government determination had argued that permitting hijab in colleges would give terrorists straightforward identification of Christian youngsters and wards.
The Christian organisation additionally known as on Christians in Kwara to occupy all grant-aided colleges within the State till the choice is reversed.
MURIC’s assertion signed by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola and made out there to reporters on Monday, added, “How naïve and shallow! If the hijab can enable terrorists to determine Christian youngsters, does it additionally assist in figuring out Muslim boys? This line of considering is kindergarten, insipid, childish and pedestrian.”
The Islamic rights group additional boasted that each one the efforts of CAN Osun chapter to frustrate using hijab within the State by directing Christian youngsters to put on masquerade and church choir clothes to high school all proved abortive.
“In like method, we should ask CAN Kwara chapter, for a way lengthy will you occupy grant-aided colleges?” MURIC requested.
“CAN management in Kwara State could also be planning to import hoodlums into the state to implement its #occupygrantaidedschools agenda. The identical employed hooligans might unleash mayhem on the state when the deliberate occupation fails,” it added.