A sect of female muslim students at Kyambogo University have threatened to protest against the mistreatment that has been in the guise of checking them at the gates of the University and in examination halls.
According to a letter written by the Guild Office to the administration, female Muslim students were denied access to the examination hall and at the gates, ordering them to first unveil their hijab in order to access the premises of the university.
The concern was raised to the dean of students and higher administrative offices. This was meant to fight for the values of the female muslim students because some police officers and some invigilators are reported to have violated the university codes of conduct.
The guild president of the university H.E Mbabazi John send the letter and hinted that he needs to have response on the matter.
“few days ago female muslim students were denied access at Banda small gate by police officers ordering them to unveil, so on 30th november still some invigilators refused these students to enter examination hall unless they unveile. We are here to protest against these act and to stand with our female muslim students,”part of the later reads.
Furthermore the guild president made it clear that muslims students do not resist being checked but the authorities insist on unveiling them. He called upon authorities to respect the students religious values.