Responding to the nation-wide outrage expressed on the said passage of a Bill legalising child marriage, the Senate said its decision last Wednesday was “wildly misinterpreted, misreported and totally taken out of context”.
It denied any wrongdoing.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who heads the constitution review committee, said this today:
We can never support child marriage. Let Nigerians understand with us that these issues have nothing to do with early marriage or Islam. It is purely about renunciation of