By; BUHARI B. BELLO, Jos
Muslim women and young girls alike have been counseled on the need for wearing Hijap in accordance with Islamic teachings to have a righteous society.
The Chairperson of FOMWAN in Plateau State, Muhibba Abdulrazaq stressed the importance of commemoration of the Hijab Day and sharing of the Hijab by the federation of Muslim Women in Nigeria.
According to her, Muslim women the world over are faced by series of humiliation and embarrassment owing to the Hijab
She called Muslim women in the state never to be deterred by the level of dislike by non Muslims who said they don’t need education on wearing the Hijab and values.
Also speaking at the occasion, coordinator in charge of Benue and Plateau states, Dr. Sumaiya Hamza explained the importance of covering the body by all the followers of the two dominant religious groups in the country.
Dr. Sumaiya who also doubles as the national public relations officer of the federation underscored the validity of the dressing among all irrespective of religious inclination.
Guest lecturer who delivered a paper on Hijab: ‘My Right, my dignity under any circumstances’, explained that Muslim women are today experiencing difficulties in their places of work due to misconceptions.
He urged women to at all times dignify their womanhood and desist from exposing their bodies in view of sun ray, as well as harsh whether conditions as a result of climatic change and global conditions.