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“We Will Ban Early Marriage Among Nigerian Girls”- Minister Of Women Affairs
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“We Will Ban Early Marriage Among Nigerian Girls”- Minister Of Women Affairs

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, says the solution to reducing early marriage of Nigerian girls is to ensure they go to school. Dame Tallen was speaking in an interview with Journalists, in Jos, Plateau State. According to the minister, President Buhari’s administration has made elementary education free and compulsory for Nigerian children, particularly for the girl child. She said, “The Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development is sponsoring a bill at the National Assembly to ban early marriage among Nigerian girls, the bill shall also seek for the stoppage of violence against women and the girl child.” “Even before my coming on board as the Minister of Women Affairs, primary and secondary education has been made free and compu...