National assembly recommends married underage girls should be able to vote

National assembly recommends married underage girls should be able to vote

The national assembly has recommended voting right for married underage girls to the electoral commission.

This was suggested by the national assembly joint committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The joint committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the recommendation was made

Chairman of the Senate committee on INEC Kabiru Gaya spoke at the inauguration of the technical committee in Abuja spoke about the recommendation

Gaya said, “The joint committee has proposed that if a lady who is not up to 18 years is married, she should be considered to be mature enough and be eligible to vote.”

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