Lagos: Sultan hails court’s ruling on hijab

The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, on Friday hailed the Appeal Court judgement which upheld the use of hijab by female students of Lagos public schools.He said the judgment did not favour adherents of Islam.

Sultan Abubakar spoke in Ilorin, Kwara State, while declaring open a national conference of Islamic preachers under the umbrella of Da’wah Co-ordination Council of Nigeria (DCCN).

He said the judgment only affirmed what the constitution prescribes.

Culled from THE NATION

http://thenationonlineng.net/lagos-sultan-hails-courts-ruling-on-hijab/

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