Apr 27, 2020

Penalty For Inscribing Tribal Marks On Children | Arome Abu #OBSCURELEGALFACTS

In Nigeria, it is an offence to draw tribal marks on persons under the age of 18.


-5,000 or 

-Imprisonment for one (1) month.

These marks are usually created with sharp objects, which gradually heals, and eventually becomes indelible. 

See Section 24 and 277 of the Child Right Act.


Arome Abu is the Principal Partner of TCLP.

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