Mahmoud Abubakar Balarabe, SAN

The president of Nigerian Bar Association, A.B Mahmoud, SAN has promised that the Association will address the issue of Nigerian Law student who was denied call because of her refusal to remove her Hijab during call.

The president made this statement in his twitter handle. He further added that The NBA will embrace diversity and tolerance in the Nigerian legal profession.

“UK based Nigerian lawyer recognized for promoting diversity in the legal profession. The NBA will embrace diversity and tolerance in the Nigerian legal profession. The Hijab issue will be addressed.”

“My Daughter Zubaida Mahmoud at the ceremony admitting her to the New York Bar earlier this year…the controversy here on Hijab is needless.”

See his tweets:

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  1. This is not an issue of Diversity and Tolerance. This dress is part of Nigeria. The wig is not part of Nigerian custom. It is a hangover from European Colonial structures. And hence it is a forced item that Nigeria still abides by. Where is Nigerian Independence of thought in all this. Why did it even have to come to this.

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