Oyo State Government Policy on Hijab Wearing

*Oyo State Government Policy on Hijab Wearing*
“For the avoidance of doubt, the federal government of Engineer ‘Seyi Makinde won’t tamper with the codes which have assured spiritual freedom and concord in our expensive state over time and that’s the reason it can proceed to maintain religion with the prevailing round endorsed by the state authorities way back to 2013.
“In accordance with the federal government round letter dated October 27, 2013, the federal government of Oyo State by way of the Ministry of Education had resolved amongst different issues as follows:

(i) In Muslim named/faith-based public faculties, the utilization/carrying of hijab as a part of the varsity uniform is allowed in accordance with Islamic custom/spiritual perception of scholar who may need to take action.
(ii) In Christian named/faith-based public faculties, the scholar’s uniform needs to be in keeping with established custom of the varsity and Christian faith.
(iii)  In Community based mostly public faculties the utilization/carrying of a standard hijab/beret by feminine college students is permissible. This is nevertheless non-obligatory for folks/college students who want to take action.

(iv) Under No circumstance or guise ought to any scholar/dad and mom, group, or physique contravene the provisions in paragraphs i, ii, and iii above. Any contravention of those provisions would appeal to acceptable disciplinary sanctions together with fast expulsion of affected college students from college.
(v)  Peaceful environment, conducive to educating and studying should be maintained in each college, as the federal government won’t hesitate to shut down any college the place there may be spiritual unrest.
“The circular had notified all school administrators to immediately comply with the guidelines, while adding that the circular letter was meant to complement all previous circulars on Religious Worship, Tolerance and Activities in schools,” the assertion mentioned.

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