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Commotion In Osun Baptist School As Students Rock Christian Robes To Counter Students Wearing Hijab

OSUN BAPTIST SCH-1Some students of Baptist High School, Adeeke, Iwo in Osun State caused a stir among their colleagues as they appeared in the school in choir robes and other church garments.

The protesting students came late to the school around 8:35 on Tuesday and headed to their various classes as their colleagues hailed them for their courage.

Earlier, Justice Jide Falola of the Osun State High Court had on June 3 given a verdict that Muslim students should be allowed to wear hijab in all public schools in the state because it was part of their fundamental rights.OSUN BAPTIST SCH-2The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN had held an emergency meeting following the judgment and threatened that it would direct Christian pupils to start wearing choir robes and other religious garments to schools should the state government implement the judgment.

Many female Muslim students of the school wore hijab on their uniforms and some members of the Christian Association of Nigeria are in the school to monitor the reaction of the teachers to the mode of dressing of their children.OSUN BAPTIST SCH-3No student was chased out of the classes for appearing in different clothes and all the students irrespective of their chosen uniforms are being taught by their teachers.

 

Source: PUNCH

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