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No hijab, No vote, Muslim women tell Nigerian politicians

The National Amirah, Al-Mu’minaat (The Believing Women) Organisation, Hajia Nimatullah Abdullateef has urged politicians vying for various offices in the country to respect the right of female Muslim to use of hijab.

She stated this while addressing Muslim women during the closing ceremony of 23rd National Convention and Annual Training Forum held at Vanguard Academy, Odosenlu, Ogun State. Stressing that the believing women will only vote candidate who respects their inalienable rights to use hijab.

The All Progressives Congress, APC, deputy governorship candidate in the state, Engr. Naimat Salako-Oyedele was a special guest at the occasion. Recall that the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit recently stated its members would vote any candidate who will challenge to ban on the use of hijab in schools. According to Hajia Abdulateef, “we are not a political organisation, but all our members across different zones in country will not vote any candidate who opposes our right to use hijab. So, no hijab, no vote.”

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