EXTRA: Amidst Hijab Saga, 10 Kwara Schools To Remain Shut For Safety - 9japarrot


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Sunday, 7 March 2021

EXTRA: Amidst Hijab Saga, 10 Kwara Schools To Remain Shut For Safety


The Kwara State Government has ordered 10 Schools to remain shut for safety reasons till further notice, amidst the hijab saga rocking some missionary schools in the state.

This development was disclosed In a statement made available to 9japarrot, signed by Mrs Kemi Adeosun, who is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development.

The statement reads;

The Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development wishes to inform members of the public that the 10 government schools where the use of hijaab is disputed will remain shut until a later date. 
This decision has been taken for safety reasons, she added.
The statement goes further by listing the affected schools, which includes;

 C&S College Sabo Oke, ST. Anthony College, Offa Road, ECWA School, Oja Iya, Surulere Baptist Secondary School, Bishop Smith Secondary School, Agba Dam, CAC Secondary School Asa Dam road, St. Barnabas Secondary School Sabo Oke, St. John School Maraba, St. Williams Secondary School Taiwo Isale, and St. James Secondary School Maraba.

“The government therefore directs school children and teachers in the affected schools to remain at home until the contrary is announced. The government remains committed to fairness, pluralism, and respect for the law and rights of every citizen at all times,” the statement said.

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