Kano Hisbah holds meeting with National Association of Tailors, insists ban on use of mannequins remains except ones ‘without heads’

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Kano Hisbah holds meeting with National Association of Tailors, insists ban on use of mannequins remains except ones

The Kano State Hisbah Board has insisted that its ban on the use of mannequins in tailors’ shops and boutiques across the state stands.

 

Recall that the board had in June 2021 announced a ban on the use of mannequins to display clothes by tailors, supermarkets and boutique owners in the state.

 

The agency also warned that it would start raiding such places to remove them, describing the use of the mannequins for advert purposes as idolatry.

 

The Commander-General of the board, Harun Ibn Sina, who announced the ban in the state, said the use of mannequins contravened the provision of Islamic injunctions. 

 

During a meeting with the National Association of Tailors, Kano state chapter on Thursday, Hisbah reiterated the ban. 

 

In a statement by the information unit of the agency, which was made available to newsmen on Friday, January 28, the board said mannequins without heads are exempted from the ban.  

 

“The Kano State Hisbah Board, in accordance with the Act…



Source: Linda Ikeji