You Must Now Have 2 Medical Certificates To Marry In a Church Or Mosque In Kaduna

Published 2 years ago by: success Xenab
at 08:29 AM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)

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It is now unlawful to get married without undergoing medical screening in Kaduna State.

This followed the passage into law, the Pre-medical Examination Bill 2017, by the State House of Assembly on Thursday.

The law now compels would-be couple to undergo medical tests to determine their health status and compatibility before marriage.

The new law imposes a fine of “not less than One Hundred Thousand Naira(N100.000.00) or imprisonment of not less than six (6) months or both.”

The Deputy Speaker, Mr John Kwaturu, who presided over the assembly’s sitting said the law was necessary to protect couples from avoidable diseases.

He said that the law now makes it compulsory for couples to undergo medical examination twice before marriage.

Kwaturu said that the first test should be conducted three months before marriage and the second screening two weeks to wedding.

The deputy speaker explained that the law also provides that the medical examination would be conducted simultaneously by both parties in approved health facility.

He added that the result of the medical test would be explained to the two parties by the medical doctor, who must issue them with certificate.

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morgan1 at 08:55 AM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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That sounds good,,,,,
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concentrate at 09:01 AM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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is that the problem of that state?? who are they deceiving? those thieves just keep chasing shadows. Nonsense
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gogoman at 10:20 AM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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ALL FOR WHAT
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jereva at 11:50 AM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Absolute waste of time. If two people agree to marry, why should their health matter to anyone?
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ikenna520 at 12:02 PM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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I think that its the only good decision ever taken by gov rufai. Enough of all those genetic disease like sickle cell.
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benosky4 at 01:39 PM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Good law but not a priority.

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Anthonyboy at 01:47 PM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Is this a dictatorship era, it's not even done in developed countries, this issue should be personal, you think those people in the villages care about this ur stupid law, they can not even afford to eat not to talk of medical checkups or is it for the rich alone?
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Dramaking at 02:01 PM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Smh.. Do people get married witout proper medical checkups? Common sense shld hv told ya its damn important 2 do it at least 2 different places, ya dont need the law 2 make it compulsory.... Wit the kind of ladies we got nowadays, na three medical cert. we must get.
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schmit at 02:06 PM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Very gud
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concentrate at 03:14 PM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Anthonyboy on 01:47 PM, 22/04/2017
Is this a dictatorship era, it's not even done in developed countries, this issue should be personal, you think those people in the villages care about this ur stupid law, they can not even afford to eat not to talk of medical checkups or is it for the rich alone?
good thinking.
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SOGaiya at 09:36 PM, 22/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Anthony u are rite moreover how agent will he have to be checking house on their wedding let them try if hausa people no go kill the agent with cutlass H e no fit use the agent to kill mosquitoes for people nonsense Bill by Nonesensical Leaders
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akinmanchy at 08:05 AM, 23/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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To whom it may concern


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Larry28 at 03:23 PM, 24/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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ok
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