On Tuesday night in Ilorin in a statewide broadcast, Governor Abdulrahman defined why his administration introduced the carrying of the veil for Muslim women within the public colleges.
He said that the choice to announce hijab-wearing in grant-aided mission colleges was based mostly on consultations, conferences, brainstorming and dispassionate weighing of coverage choices.
He mentioned he took that call in good religion and within the curiosity of the individuals of the state.
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“We took that call in good religion and within the total curiosity of all. I swore to an oath to guard each Kwaran.”
“That announcement adopted a number of days of consultations, conferences, brainstorming and dispassionate weighing of coverage choices,” the governor said.
In the course of the broadcast, Governor Abdulrahman additionally acknowledged the fears of from the Christian and Muslim communities.
“Having held dozens of conferences with numerous ideas leaders from either side within the final 4 weeks, I’m satisfied that beneath the tensions and misgivings across the hijaab choice are outdated wounds that have to be healed.
“I guarantee all Kwarans that we are going to take real steps to deal with the considerations raised by numerous religion communities. In doing so, an enormous dose of understanding, selflessness and patriotism will likely be required.”
He additionally referred to as on leaders of the 2 faiths to unfold the message of affection and respect for one another.
“Going ahead, we’ll want leaders from either side to unfold the message of affection, lodging, endurance, peace, and mutual respect.”