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FG to domesticate Early Marriage Act –Minister

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Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, said on Tuesday in Kaduna that the Federal Government would domesticate the Early Marriage Act in order to curtail the practice. Alhassan said this while addressing a press conference as part of activities marking the 2016 International Day of the Girl-Child. She noted that the […]

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