We Won't Allow Married Underage Girls To Vote, Says Senator Gaya

Sahara
The Senate committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected a suggestion that underage married girls should have the right to vote. The committee chairman, Kabiru Gaya, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the flagship interview programme of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. According to Gaya, the ongoing amendment to the Electoral Act No 6 of 2010 would not confer voting right on underage married girls, referred to as child-wives. He said the issue raised a lot of dust when it was presented in a memorandum submitted to a technical committee set up on the reforms. He…
Source: We Won't Allow Married Underage Girls To Vote, Says Senator Gaya

Please follow and like us:

Please follow & like us :)