That video of dancing secondary Northern secondary students that went viral has finally reached the ever watching eyes of Kano’s religious right.
Numerous Salafi scholars used their Ramadan Tafsir sessions to condemen the girls for “dancing” and called for “more discipline” in Northern schools.
The video which showed teenage girls twerking in school uniform while speaking hausa caused out rage after it was shared on a popular Hausa news group on facebook.
Despite the 8 year insurgency of BokoHaram, Salafi scholars funded by Saudi Arabia still have a considerable hold on some cosmopolitan areas of Northern Nigeria. Bills aimed at regulating the activities of these scholars in Kaduna and Kano have met with stiff resistance in the States assemblies.