DNA Relationship Testing:  74% Of Tested Men In Nigeria Are Biological Fathers



By Augusta Uchediunor

Smart DNA, a leading DNA testing center based in Lagos, Nigeria, has released a comprehensive data analysis of all relationship DNA tests conducted at its facility between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023.

Notable in the report is that  73.88 per cent of men who did relationship testing to verify the paternity of children came out positive as their biological fathers .

Negative results were 26.12 per cent of those who were tested, the analysis released on Tuesday said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that DNA is  Deoxyribonucleic acid; it is the material that carries genetic information for the development and functioning of an organism.

A DNA test (genetic testing) is a medical test that can identify mutations in one’s genes, chromosomes or proteins.

These tests provide information about an individual’s ancestral roots.

A DNA relationship test is the use of genetic profiles to determine whether an individual is the biological parent of…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria