A Muslim father has called out UI International School, Ibadan for asking his daughter to remove her hijab before going into the school premises.
The father has taken to social media to call out UI International School, Ibadan, where he daughter schools for violating her right and sending her back home from school because she refused to remove her hijab.
He insists that the school has no right to violate her rights especially after he has paid her school fees.
The school security asked her to remove her hijab before she goes into the school. Although she was advised to wear it back only when she is outside the school gate.
According to her father, the Chief security officer was on ground when the incident happened. There was another woman at the background stating that they were just violating the girls and looking for trouble. A voice can be heard saying “let them go to hell” in response.
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After paying my daughter’s school fees, she was sent back home because she refused to remove her hijab – Nigerian father calls out UI International School, Ibadan for violating his daughter’s right. pic.twitter.com/xjdqbuIDoY
— #BBNaija Laila Ijeoma (@LailaIjeoma) July 5, 2019
An hijab is a veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest. It is worn to maintain modesty and privacy from unrelated males. The Qur’an instructs Muslim women to dress modestly.