HAUSA HEAT OF THE MOMENT LATEST GIST LOCAL NEWS SOCIETY GIST HIJAB: KWARA STATE GOVERNMENT DIRECTS CLOSURE OF SCHOOLS By Admin Posted on 2 weeks ago 1 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin The Kwara State Government on Friday directed the immediate temporary closure of some grant aided schools in Ilorin, the state capital, pending resolution of the hijaab question in the schools. The affected schools are: C&S College Sabo OkeST. Anthony College, Offa RoadECWA School, Oja IyaSurulere Baptist Secondary SchoolBishop Smith Secondary School, Agba DamCAC Secondary School Asa DamSt. Barnabas Secondary School Sabo OkeSt. John School MarabaSt. Williams Secondary School Taiwo IsaleSt. James Secondary School Maraba The closure comes as a government committee comprising representatives of the Muslim and Christian communities meets today to iron out the differences between the two communities. Further communication will be issued to inform members of the public on the development. Government calls for calm and urges parents and religious leaders to avoid actions or comments that may further split the two communities.