They struck a big blow to her peaceful Muslim students and questioned
their religious tenets around 12pm on Monday, 16th October, 2017, when
the billboard of ban against the Niqab (face veil) worn by some Muslim
females was erected.
At the sight of the board, different writings which angered Muslim
students were seen flying all around the media condemning the act of the
university for demeaning the image of Islam and it’s worshipers.
The picture of a Muslim lady in veil is placed clearly at the center
of other immoral pictures of a tattooed lady, and of nude and immodest
It seems, although, that this alone could have passed a lot of hate
messages from the school to the Muslim veil users, it is the writing
contained in the board that was most alarming, “FUNAAB detests lousy/immoral dressing. The way you dress is the way you are addressed.”
Reports gathered are that on sighting the billboards, the Muslim
students in the university got angry and almost put laws into their
hands until the MSSN Amir intervened.
It was also learnt the some of the students, especially female
Muslims burst into tears on sighting the billboard on the university
campus and social media.
As if the online reactions were not enough, some set of unidentified
students were seen in front of the school gate early in the evening
snapping the billboard and discussing the baselessness of it.
In an interview with a student, who maintained anonymity, it was gathered that there had been ‘several
occurrences of injustice against the Muslim sisters long before now and
recently, a circular which is unfavorable to the law-abiding sisters
was circulated by the school.
“These sisters of ours
have been victimized and have been trampled upon. I want to believe
that the Christian Ruling University is bent on initiating a religious
crisis because how on earth will it be accepted that one’s religion be
tagged as immoral and lousy while represented among a series of obscene