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Nursing Students In UCH Can Wear Hijab -Siyanbola

The University College (UCH), Ibadan has approved the wearing of Hijab for its nursing students.
In a statement issued by A. K. Siyanbola, its Director of Administration, Siyanbola advised students who are interested in wearing Hijab to embrace it in line with the fulfilment of the religious belief to do so in strict compliance with the approved standard.
Siyanbola in the circular dated Friday, 13th July 2018, issued on behalf of the hospital’s Chief Medical Director, Professor Temitope Alonge and addressed to all Heads of Department, directed all concerned departments to comply with the new rule.
Report says the Minister of Health, Professor Isacc Adewole had approved the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on standardization of the use of Hijab on school uniform in the schools of nursing, having noted that its recommendations were in line with the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.


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