Muslim women mark World Hijab Day

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Thousands of Nigerian Muslim women under the aegis of the Coalition of Muslim Organisations have gathered in Lagos to commemorate the 2020 World Hijab Day on Saturday.

World Hijab Day is marked on every February 1st.

The women were drawn from Islamic organizations like International Muslim Women Union (IMWU), Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative,(HRAI), the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria,(MSSNLagos) Federation of Muslim women Association of Nigeria,( FOMWAN) Al- Muminat( the believing women), NASFAT, MPAC, MURIC, CRITERION and others.

They walked in solidarity in some areas in Lagos State, enlightening people on hijab with the theme ‘Unity in Diveristy.’