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To raise successful children, marry educated women –Don tells men

Jun 27, 2017
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A professor in Zamfara state, Bilkisu Shinkafi, has called on men to marry educated women in order to check social vices in the society.

Shinkafi made the call on Tuesday, in Gusau, at a Town Hall meeting organised by the Zamfara Circle, an NGO

The Dean of the Faculty of Science at the Federal University, Gusau, noted that many of the vices exhibited by youths in the state were carried out by children of illiterate mothers who did not have the capacity to train their children.

She said that marrying an educated woman would eliminate thuggery, illness, illiteracy, poverty and hunger from the society, “as such mothers will ensure that their children go to school to become better citizens of the society.”

She also explained that the issue of maternal, neo natal and infant mortality would be significantly addressed, thereby ensuring a healthier society.

Guest speaker at the event who is also the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi, said the state had been going backwards in the past years.

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He called for partnership between the government and the citizens to address the problems facing the state.

The SSG, who expressed the state government’s willingness towards such partnership, called on NGOs in the state to assist in coordinating activities of various groups in the communities, particularly youths, for progress.

Earlier in his welcome address, the chairman of the circle, Mallam Gazali Shehu, said the forum was aimed at creating a platform where the people would come together to discuss the vast potentials of the state and how to harness them for development. (NAN)


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