• Court grants female muslim students order to wear Veil in Osun schools

    Court grants female muslim students order to wear Veil in Osun schools

    An Osogbo High Court has granted the prayers of female Muslim students to wear Hijab (veil) in all public primary and secondary schools in Osun.

    The court, presided by Justice Jide Falola, in a 51-page judgment delivered on Friday, held that any act of molestation, harassment, torture and humiliation against female Muslim students using Hijab constitutes a clear infringement on their fundamental rights.

    Falola cited Section 38 of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria (as amended) to rest his ruling.

    The News Agency of […]