The University of Ibadan International School has suspended a female student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, for wearing hijab to school in July.
A letter signed on Monday 30th September by the Principal of the school Phebean Olowe states that Badiru is suspended for two weeks taking effect from 7th till 18th October, 2019.
The letter read “At the meeting of the Students Disciplinary Committee (SDC) looking into students’ misconduct held on Wednesday 28th August, 2019, you were found guilty of act of impudence to school authority.
“Your action contravenes the school’s rules and regulations. Therefore, you are to serve two weeks full suspension effective from 7th September 2019 to 18th September, 2019.
“Also, you and your parents shall be expected to report to the counsellor on Monday 21st October 2019 to present a written undertaking to the school to obey rules and regulations throughout your remaining days on the school.”