The state in southwestern African nation reclassified colleges in September, so merging those originally supported by Christian missionaries with alternative colleges. The mergers, as well as the mixing of single-sex colleges with co-ed colleges, need Muslims to attend the establishments of Christian heritage, the Christian leaders same. The Christian “missionary” colleges, taken by the state in 1975, are thought-about public colleges since then.
Among tensions created underneath the September changes, religious person youths armed with axes and cutlasses on Gregorian calendar month. twenty five attacked workers members and students at the Baptist High School-Ejigbo when directors implemented a ban on the hijab, a covering for head or body employed by Muslim ladies. out of action lecturers and students received treatment at Baptist Medical Centre in Ejigbo, and principal Layi Oguntola regained consciousness solely when hospitalization, the Christian leaders same.
The attackers, WHO conjointly tried to burn down a Baptists on Gregorian calendar month. 25, same they were upset that college officers had stopped Muslim students from carrying the covering, church leaders same. when college authorities on Gregorian calendar month. twenty two sent a Muslim feminine student home for violating the college ban on the covering, the Islamists on Gregorian calendar month. twenty five stormed the premises at concerning eight a.m., heading initial for the workplace of the principal.