- Gudaji Kazaure, a member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives says family planning has no place in Islam
- He said forcing a Muslim to do family planning is forcing him to violate his religion
- Kazaure says Prophet Mohammed urged people to marry and have children so that he can be proud of them
Honourable Gudaji Kazaure, a member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives representing Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/Yankwashi Constituency of Katsina state was captured in a video clip in which he said forcing a Muslim to do family planning is forcing him to violate his religion.
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The honourable member of the House says there’s no planning in Islam.
"Prophet Mohammed says marry and have children so that I can be proud of you in the day of judgement. Islamic wise, there is no any planning so when you force a Muslim to say, he must to plan for his children, it means you force him to violate the rules of his religion. So Mr Speaker, that is my observation," he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the House of Representatives on Thursday, October 12, considered a motion on review of the national minimum wage in order to avert nationwide strike action.
Nigerian Labour Congress has demanded an upward push from N18,000 to N56,000 as minimum wage.
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Nigeria's lower chamber resolved to urge President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the minister of labour, Chris Ngige, to commence the process of negotiating an upward review of the current minimum wage rates.
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