OrderPaperToday – The House of Representatives joint committee on Justice and Judiciary has adjourned its public hearing on the hijab controversy between the Nigerian Law School and a law school graduate, Miss. Firdaus Amasa, due to a court injunction.
This did not go down well with the Muslim faithful at the hearing as a protest broke out spearheaded by the president of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Ishaq Akintola.Akintola said his organization will resist any attempt to stop hijabs in Law School as an injury to one of them is an injury to all Muslims in the country.
The House of Representatives had referred the hijab controversy for probe in December following a motion raised on the floor.
But a court in Abuja had last month ordered a halt to the investigation
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Author: Alex Okoro