Islamic bodies, including the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) rallied around her, calling for a review of the dress code.
In its ruling in June 2018, the body of benchers responsible for calling law graduates to bar approved the use of hijab as proper dress code.
The call to bar this year saw the admission of 1,562 candidates among whom was Firdaus.
The Director-General (DG) of the Law school, Professor Isa Ciroma, said the performance of the graduands was justified.
The director-general said that the members of staff of the school had closely monitored the aspiring lawyer during their training and their records, perused by the screening committee and found them worthy to be called to the Bar.
Also speaking, the Chairman of the Body of Benchers, Alhaji Bashir Dalhatu, admonished the graduands to abide by the rules and provisions of the profession, adding that it law sacrosanct and required strict adherence at all times.