#OBSCURELEGALFACTS BY AROME ABU

MARRIAGE BETWEEN FOSTER PARENTS AND FOSTERED CHILDREN

In Nigeria, it is an offence for a foster parent to marry any child fostered by him.

Foster parents are person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child’s natural parents.

PENALTY
Imprisonment for a term not exceeding (14) fourteen years.

See Section 118 of the Child Right Act.

Arome Abu is the Principal Partner of TCLP.

CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.

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