Adamu Shehu Imam, Bauchi.
Wife of Bauchi State governor, Aisha Bala Mohammed, has emphasised the need for Muslim women to use hijab in covering their entire body, stressing that this earns them respect.
While disclosing that purified heart and attitudinal change are very essentials in societal development, especially in Nigerian Women, Aisha lamented that the way some women are bastardizing hijab to suit their selfish interest was not the way forward in Islam.
The wife of the governor, while disclosing this at the 2020 World Hijab Day Celebration in Bauchi, urged women to maintain high level of maturity and patients, adding that it is one of the ingredients for women folks.
She said, “Women should exhibit high level of maturity and patients which one of the ingredients for women folks. Therefore, society is expected to copy good behaviour from women. Any woman that covers her body is exempted from attracting ungodly people in the society.”
Earlier, a preacher, Malam Mukhtar Aliyu, stressed the need for women to realise the importance of not exposing their inner part to the publics, except to those enshrine according to Islamic teaching.
Other speakers at the event also charged women to be complete teachers and be role models by being very observant on other issues surrounding their entire lives.
Leader of Bauchi State chapter of Federation of Muslim Women Association in Nigerian (FOMWAN), Hajiya Aisha Dada Kilishi, said the event is an international day observed every year because of the important of hijab among muslim women.