The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Ecclesiastical Province of Kwara Assert, has known as for a aloof resolution of the Hijab controversy affecting the Assert.
To achieve this, the church suggested the Kwara Govt to revisit the novel file declaring the terms of the partnership with grant-aided mission colleges.
The church also typically known as on the Kwara Home of Assembly to intervene and acquire sure peace reigned within the Assert.
This change into contained in an announcement by the Archbishop of Kwara, the Most Rev. Israel Amoo, and made on hand to NAN in Ilorin on Saturday.
The observation added that the Supreme Court is but to rule on the area touching on the colleges.
“Our attention has been directed to the sleek controversy on the utilization of hijab in Christian Missionary colleges in Kwara and the attendant problems and conflicts,” the observation learn in allotment.
“We judge that the very most attention-grabbing need of any society is peace and concord, especially in a impart christened as the Assert of Unity and where right here is compromised, it’s a deadly construction.
“The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, CAN, in Kwara Assert, held several consultations with the impart authorities and subsequently made the situation of the owners of the Christian colleges known in very particular and unambiguous terms.
“We fully align with the situation of CAN and restate that we manufacture now not allow the utilization of hijab in our colleges, because it negates our perception and doctrinal principles, on which the colleges were essentially based within the fundamental web dispute.
“These colleges were in existence for about a years, we even learn on good authority that the incumbent govt Governor of Kwara attended one amongst them.
“Over the years, Christian and Muslim college students were co-existing therein with out acrimony on spiritual bias. Why are we now growing this mission to heat up the polity unnecessarily.
“Furthermore, we’re conscious that there’s a matter within the Supreme Court touching on these colleges, as laws-abiding electorate, we must retain the map quo pending the cease consequence of the matter.
“We, therefore, counsel as follows: That the Kwara authorities need to smooth revisit the novel file declaring the terms of the partnership which the impart authorities envisaged in 1974.
“That the Kwara authorities need to smooth return to the negotiating table with all stakeholders because it’s constantly better to “Jaw jaw than to war-war”.
“We charm to the Kwara authorities, the impart Commissioner of Police and assorted security outfits within the impart to command absolute neutrality and acquire sure peace and security prevail with out favouritism or nepotism,” it acknowledged.