Constitution Amendment: Reps committee adopts bill seeking to confer citizenship on foreigners married to Nigerian women
Source: Premium Times (Abuja)
The existing law only allows citizenship by registration to be conferred on foreigners married to Nigerian men.
by Bakare Majeed
The committee of the House of Representatives established to further alter the 1999 Constitution has adopted the bill seeking to confer citizenship rights on foreigners married to Nigerian women.
The committee adopted the bill following its presentation by consultants working with the lawmakers on the amendment of the document.
It is potentially another progress for women towards equality at the ongoing public hearing on the review of the Constitution.
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