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Hisbah Bans Use Of Mannequins For Display Of Clothes By Tailors, Boutique Owners

Hisbah Bans Use Of Mannequins For Display Of Clothes By Tailors, Boutique Owners

How Hisbah Bans Use Of Mannequins For Display Of Clothes By Tailors, Boutique Owners

The Kano State Hisbah Board has ordered tailors, supermarkets and boutique owners to stop using mannequins to display clothes in the state.

The Commander General of Hisbah, Sheikh Harun Ibn-Sina, announced the ban on Wednesday, adding that the use of mannequins for advert purposes contravenes Islamic injunctions.

According to Mr Ibn-Sina, “Hisbah prohibits the use of mannequins at shops, commercial and private residences and other public places.

This violates Islamic provisions, it is also responsible for immoral thoughts among some members of the public, all these are against Islam.

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Hisbah Bans Use Of Mannequins

Hisbah Bans Use Of Mannequins
Hisbah Bans Use Of Mannequins

“We have divided Kano into five areas for the monitoring and implementation of the ban across the state,” Tribune reports.

He also said that the agency would embark on sensitisation of the people to educate them on how Islam frowns on the use of the mannequins, while the agency will send its officials to apprehend and prosecute offenders.

The board had recently arrested 40 teenagers for their alleged involvement in immoral acts, which according to the board are prohibited under the Sharia Law operating in Kano state

Similarly, the board on May 25, prohibited the sale of beer in the state, after it arrested a driver conveying bottles of beer from Zaria to Kano.

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Hisbah Bans Use Of Mannequins