The House of Representatives public hearing on Fidaus` hijab controversy which was initially scheduled to be held on Tuesday 6th February, 2018 is now fixed for Wednesday, the 14th March, 2018.
The hearing is expected to address the matter and proffer possible solutions to that effect.
Below reads the notice
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JOINT COMMITTEES ON JUSTICE AND JUDICIARY
PUBLIC HEARING AND CALL FOR MEMORANDA
The House of Representatives considered the motion below and referred it to the Joint Committee on Justice and Judiciary for further legislative action:
NEED TO INTERVENE IN THE HIJAB CONTROVERSY BETWEEN THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL AND AMASA FIRDAUS (A LAW SCHOOL GRADUATE) HR. 195/2017.
Pursuant to Section 38 and 89 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) the Standing Order of the House and mandate of the house, the Joint Committees on Justice and Judiciary is to hold a one (1) day public hearing on the above subject matter as follows:
Date: Tuesday 14th March, 2018.
Time: 10:00 prompt
Venue: Conference Hall 236, House of Representatives Building, National Assembly Complex, Abuja
The following stakeholders are specially invited and members of the public are welcome.
- Miss AMASA Firdaus Al-Jannah
- Nigerian Law School
- Chairman, Body of Benchers
- Attorney General of the Federal and Hon. Minister of Justice
- Nigerian Bar Association
- Other stakeholders
- General Public
All stakeholders are requested to submit thirty (30) hard copies and soft copy of their written memorandum on a flash drive, addressed to the Chairman, Joint Committees on Justice and Judiciary, House of Representatives National Assembly Complex, Abuja to be submitted to the Secretariat at Room HG 37, Zero floor, White House, House of Representatives, National Assembly Complex Abuja.
On or before 26th January, 2018.
For more information please contact
The Joint Committees Clerk On;
Tel: 08035871011, 08033329090
Rt. Hon. Razak Atunwa Hon. Aminu Shehu Shagari
Chairman Chairman Chairman Chairman
Committee on Justice Committee on Judiciary
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