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RESTRICTION ON MARRIED WOMEN JOINING THE POLICE FORCE etc

In Nigeria,

(1) A married woman cannot join the Police Force.

(2) An unmarried female Police Officer who becomes pregnant shall be discharged from the Force.

Recently, A Bill seeking to expunge these sections of the Police Act that are discriminatory to female officers passed Second Reading at the Senate.

See Section 118(g) and 127 of the Police Act.

Arome Abu is the Managing Partner of Abu & Olaniyan Partners.

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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