Hijab: Osun Christians Want Mission Schools Returned

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*As security operatives comb school

By Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo

As controversy and crisis  continue to trail the Osun State High Court ruling that allows the use of hijab in public schools in the State rage, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the state on Wednesday asked for mission schools returned to their original owners.

It made the call at a joint prayer rally organised to avoid chaos in the state.

The prayer rally was attended by over 200 pastors and thousands of Christians across all denominations in the 30 Local Government Areas of the State, including Ife East Area Office was held in Dominion Hall of Osun  Baptist Conference, Gbodofon, Osogbo and  centred on the state of the state Court ruling on hijab.

The prayer was organized by the State CAN Chairman, Reverend Dr. Elisha Ogundiya, and led by his deputy, Pastor Moses Adedeji Ogundeji, who stated that it was meant to reject the court ruling on hijab and the entire islamization plot in the state.

Meanwhile, Baptist School, Iwo, where the students went to school with various apparels on Tuesday, was combed by security operatives.

It was gathered that the monarch of the community, Oba Adewale Akanbi, has waded into the matter to  settle the crisis.

Further details later