ECOWAS urge West African countries to ban use of full-face veils

Congo Republic, Senegal and Cameroon have all banned the wearing of full-face veils in public.

According to Osman Mohammed a professor of political science at Kaduna State University in Nigeria who spoke on the issue, the ban may be met with resistance, particularly from conservative Muslim groups, at the same time, the right to exercise one’s religion must go hand in hand with security concerns for the public.

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