Kano approves Child Rights Act, awaits passage of bill from Assembly

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By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano

Kano state Executive Council has approved the acceptable version of the proposed bill on Child Rights (protection) Act 2010 which reflected the position of Shari’ah on each and every section of the Child Rights Act (CRA) 2003 adopted by the federal government.

It would be recalled that after its adoption by the federal government in 2003, the state government and other relevant stakeholders that included the Ulama, academics, Non-Governmental Organization, later drafted the 2010 act, which, however, could not be passed due to lack of political will and continuity in government.

The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who disclosed this at the end of the council meeting held at the Government House in Kano said the administration of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, due to his commitment to child welfare, after assenting to the bill on Free and Compulsory Education, develop keen interest in seeing the passing of the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper