September 21, 2021

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Religion: Kano State in Nigeria bans Manequin heads for “Islamic reasons”

  • By Nduka Orjinmo
  • BBC News, Abuja

The wig is on display at a large wig auction room in Finsbury Park, north London on September 10, 2013

Photo credit, AFP

Islamic police in the Muslim-majority province of Kano in Nigeria are raising questions after ordering shops to use only headless masks to advertise clothing.

“Islam does not accept idolatry,” Haruna Ibn Sina, commander of the Sharia police, known as Hisba, told the BBC.

“In the head, it looks like a man,” he adds.

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