Kwara: Governor sets up white paper committee on school hijab issue

Kwara: Governor sets up white paper committee on school hijab issue
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has appointed a six-person white paper committee on the Oyun Baptist High School Ijagbo.

The committee chairman is a law professor, Amuda Kannike (SAN).

Other eminent persons on the committee are Barrister Joseph Sunday Bamigboye (SAN); Dr. Haruna Baba Gogata; Mrs. F.O. Titiloye; Dr. Saadat Yetunde Yusuf; and a senior civil servant Mr. Amos Thompson (Secretary).

The committee will examine and make actionable recommendations to the government on the report of the panel that had investigated the development in the school over Muslim head wear (hijab).

The governor said the committee had two weeks from the first day of its sitting to submit its report.