July 16, 2018

Hijab: MSSN, TMC, MURIC, others react to Firdaus Amasa’s call to Bar Story (Independent)

Hijab: MSSN, TMC, MURIC, others react to Firdaus Amasa’s call to Bar Story (Independent)

Barrister Firdaus Amasa, a University of Ilorin Muslim law graduate, who was denied the Call to Bar by the Nigerian Law School last year over her refusal to remove her Hijab before she could be allowed to attend the ceremony, was on Tuesday called to the Bar in Abuja.

Ms Amasa, whose call to the Bar attracted series of commendations from Islamic scholars and organisations after she was denied in December last year, was finally ushered into the legal profession along with other new wigs at the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja, the nation’s capital. 

Mallam Muhammad Jameel Muhammad, the National Amir (President) Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN), while reacting via a statement mailed to our correspondent, described the victory as a struggle between decency and indecency. Read more

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