FG Approves Use of Hijab for Female Muslim Students

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The Federal Government has approved the use of Hijab for female Muslim students.

This was contained in a circular signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Andrew Adejo.

The circular noted that the Ministry has approved the use of corporate/cape size hijab as part of school uniform by female Muslim students in all the Federal Unity Colleges and Federal Science and Technical Colleges.

It warned that under no condition should any student be compelled to use the corporate/cape size hijab on her uniform against her wish.

Written by: Helen Obih

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