Niger Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Wednesday, signed into legislation, the invoice in opposition to Gender-Based mostly Violence (GBV) and the invoice for Premarital Medical Examination.

The payments have been sponsored by Binta Mamman and Malam Shuaibu Liman, representatives of Gurara and Suleja constituencies within the Home of Meeting.

Bello mentioned the GBV legislation offers related companies the authorized backing to sort out the menace of violence, largely suffered by ladies.

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The Governor, based on NAN, added that the premarital examination legislation mandates {couples} desiring to get married to go for checks.

“That is to make sure that crucial medical examinations resembling genotype, HIV/AIDS and fertility checks are performed on {couples} earlier than marriage to keep away from disaster after,” he mentioned.

Bello counseled the legislature for initiating the payments and making certain the passage.

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