Chief Imam of Ilorin, Sheikh Bashir Soliu Mohammed.
The forum for Alangua and Magajis in Ilorin Emirate has called on both Christians and Muslims in the state to embrace peace and dialogue in the interest of the innocent students.
The forum in a statement jointly signed by the Chairman of the forum, Alhaji Zuluqurnain Abdulrahman and the secretary of the forum, Alhaji Umar Kayode Sidiq which was made available to NigeriaRealNews on Thursday.
The statement urged the state governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to maintain existing 1974 statusquo on the schools and be more proactive in his handling of sensitive issues of Hijab.
It’s said government should stand firm and decisively deal with those might hind under religious to create havoc in Ilorin and Kwara by extension, pointing out that government have acquired the missionary schools since 1974.
The statement noted that Kwara State government have fully in-charge of all basic needs of government aided schools.
The statement added that those who violated the laid down rules and regulations of schools should be brought to book, frowning at disagreement between Muslims and Christians.
“We’ve always been our brothers keeper, Kwara State is a state of harmony and should never descend into an abyssal zone”, the statement emphasised.
The forum advised the governor to strategize on how to tackle issues like this through proper consultations, to prevent any kind of unforced future violence in the state education sector.