The College of Ibadan Worldwide College Mother and father Academics’ Affiliation (PTA), Friday morning arrange a six-man authorized committee to advise the PTA on the steps and choices to tackle the case instituted by some Muslim dad and mom towards the varsity and the College of Ibadan and two others.
The authorized committee, which consists of oldsters, primarily attorneys was fashioned throughout an emergency assembly of the PTA that lasted for over one hour which passed off on the college cafeteria.
DAILY POST remembers that some Muslim dad and mom who insisted that using Hijab was a basic human proper of their feminine kids had on Monday instituted a court in the suit number M/706/2018 at the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan against the Principal of the school, Mrs. Phebean Olowe, the varsity administration, the College of Ibadan and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the varsity, Professor Yinka Aderinto who can also be the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the College of Ibadan.
Our correspondent gathered that the committee was given the mandate to advise the PTA and suggest both to hitch within the go well with as an celebration or to not be a part of.
The committee, which comprised two feminine dad and mom and 4 male included Barrister Segun Oke, Barrister Olalekan Sanni and his spouse and three others. The PTA Chairman, Barrister Kazeem Olaniyan it was gathered was additionally a part of the committee.
Among the dad and mom who spoke with our correspondent on the premises of the varsity on Friday declined to touch upon the end result of the assembly claiming that the case was nonetheless in courtroom and don’t wan to remark.
One among them stated “Me, sure, I used to be on the assembly however I don’t know what they mentioned”.
Nonetheless, a dad or mum who bagged to not be named stated six man-commitee was arrange however the assembly couldn’t agree on a specific choice to take.
He stated “At this time, we met; we began round 10:30 a.m. and ended quarter to 12. However, a number of points have been unresolved. A committee to recommendation the PTA was constituted. The committee was to recommendation on the choice to take both to hitch as an or to not be a part of. However, we at the moment are asking if we’re to hitch, on what capability, are we supporting using Hijab or towards it”.
One other dad or mum stated, “A six-man committee was arrange at the moment. They’re to recommendation on the choice to take and suggest however the closing design lies on us. There’s one Barrister Segun Oke, Barrister Sanni and his spouse who can also be a lawyer and three different folks. The PTA Chairman, Kazeem Olaniyan after all can also be a member. The committee is to recommendation if PTA is to hitch. However, we’re saying, are they going to spend our cash or not. A few of us stated that they need to not spend our cash.
“A few of us stated they can’t use our cash if we’re to hitch within the go well with as an celebration. One other feminine made a sound suggestion that if we’re to hitch, folks ought to be a part of as a person and never on behalf of PTA as a result of the dad and mom which are clamouring for using Hijab should not utilizing the PTA cash, so we stated they need to not use PTA cash if PTA is to hitch. Since all of us are members of PTA, the Muslims, Christians and others, so they can’t use our personal cash as a result of it’s our cash, they can’t use our cash to prosecute the case.
“So, the assembly ended abruptly as a result of we couldn’t agree on many issues. The time to report was not given to the committee. As you understand that the case is arising on Friday 21st December for point out. They failed to say the time the committee will get again to us. The PTA Chairman is a member and he stated about six different folks he is aware of will even be a part of a members of the committee. Are they going to hitch, on what capability, both for or towards using Hijab. We couldn’t agree on both to hitch or not earlier than a movement for adjournment was moved.
“You realize that is an emergency assembly, we can not say that that is the subsequent time we’re going to have one other assembly. You realize that the final assembly was an emergency assembly and this one too is an emergency assembly.”
The PTA Chairman, Barrister Olaniyan, when known as on telephone, informed DAILY POST that he was in a gathering and that our reporter ought to ship him a textual content message.
Olaniyan, nonetheless, in a reply to the SMS despatched to him by DAILY POST to know the main points of the end result of the assembly, stated that he couldn’t focus on the end result of the assembly intimately.
The PTA Chairman in his response stated “We solely gave the knowledge on the courtroom case towards the varsity. We couldn’t focus on any particulars for subjudice.”