Judge wants full panel of Court of Appeal to hear Lagos hijab appeal

Let’s see how it goes. The onset of the appeal was reported here about 9 months ago.

Students-of-Baptist-High-School-Iwo-Osun-NigeriaThe Court of Appeal in Lagos on Tuesday held that the ban on wearing of Hijab in public schools in Lagos State was a constitutional matter.

The judge, Justice Amina Augie, also held that since it was a constitutional matter it must be decided by a five-man panel of the court.

Augie noted that the appeal bordered on the rights of the appellants to wear Hijab to school in line with Quranic injunction.

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