Mass Marriage: FIDA Flays Political Exploitation Of Girls’ Rights, Welfare


Mixed-feelings have trailed some developments arising from the ill-advised plans of the Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Abdulmalik Sarkindaji, to sponsor a mass marriage of 100 poor orphan girls whose parents were lost to banditry attacks in Maringa Local Government Area, Niger State. The latest body to express such feeling is the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria which said that while marriage was noble, and any humanitarian gesture that sought to support or promote the noble institution was commendable. FIDA Added that such acts or…

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