Hijab, A Sign Of Respect, Modesty For Muslim Women- Alhaja Medinat Mimiko
Muslim women have been encouraged to always ensure they wear their hijab to cover up their bodies
A Guest lecturer at this year’s world hijab day, Alhaja Medinat Mimiko made this known while addressing members of FOWMAN at the central mosque in Akure
Alhaja Mimiko expressed displeasure with the bias and sentiments melted on women wearing hijab in some profession hence the need for government policies not to disturb Muslim women from wearing hijab.
The guest lecturer also stressed that hijab is a sign of respect and modesty for Muslim women and they should not be denied same .
She called for the cooperation of media organisations on the reportage of sensitive issues like use of hijab by Muslim women to reduce sentiment about it.
In their goodwill messages, the leaders of women wing of CAN, Mrs. grace Ademokoya and NCWS Mrs. jumoke Aborode supported the move for wearing of hijab
In his remarks the Chief Imam of the Central Mosque, Oja Oba, Alhaji Sheik Yayi Akorede urged government to allow children in public schools to wear their hijab to school .