The Kano State Government Hisbah Board has banned the use of mannequins for displaying clothes by tailors, supermarkets, and boutique owners across the state, arguing that, use of mannequins contradicts the teaching of Islam, the predominant religion in the state.
Penpushing reports that, .Head of Hisbah, Harun Ibn-Sina, made the pronouncement in a statement on Wednesday, declaring that the board would embark on an enlightenment campaign on how Islam frowns on the use of mannequins.
The Hisbah boss, said defaulters would be apprehended and prosecuted,adding that, the board has partitioned Kano into five segments for the monitoring and implementation of the ban across the state.
‘Hisbahprohibits 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, ‘’the statement said.
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