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UCH Endorses Wearing of Hijab by Nursing Students
Date Posted: 17/Jul/2018
The University College (UCH), Ibadan has approved the wearing of Hijab for its nursing students.
 
This approval, DAILY POST learn Friday evening, came after the Minister of Health, Professor Isacc Adewole approved the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on standardization of the use of Hijab on school uniform in the schools of nursing, having noted that its recommendations were in line with the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
The hospital in a statement issued by A. K. Shinyabola, its Director of Administration advised students who want to embrace their religion in fulfilment of the religious belief to do so in strict compliance with the approved standard.
 
Shinyanbola in the circular dated Friday, 13th July 2018, issued on behalf of the hospital’s Chief Medical Director, Professor Temitope Alonge and addressed to all Heads of Department, directed all concerned departments to comply with the new rule.
 
DAILY POST recalls that a University of Ilorin law graduate, Miss Firdaus Amasa, was on Tuesday called to bar six months after she was denied such opportunity.
 
She was called to the Bar in Abuja, the nation’s capital along with other new lawyers.
 
Amasa had insisted that she will not remove her veil, (Hijab) before she would be called to the bar.
 
By: Daramola Adebayo 
Daily Post News

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