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UI International School shut down over Hijab


The University of Ibadan International School has been shut down indefinitely, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The school was shut down early on Monday, following the lingering crisis over the wearing of Hijab by female Muslim students in the school.

A statement posted on the main gate of the school said that the school had been shut down until further notice.

The statement, signed by the management of the school, advised parents and guardians to take note of the clossure.

“Notice: The International School, University of Ibadan has been closed down until further notice. Please, take note,” the statement read.

The Principal of the school, Mrs Phebean Olowe, was not available for comments when a NAN correspondents visited her office.

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