By Arome Abu
IN Nigeria, where the father and mother of a child were not married to each other at the time of birth of the child, either parent may apply to the court to have parental responsibility for the child.
Both parents may also by agreement apply to the court to have joint parental responsibility for the child.
See Section 68 of the Child Rights Act.
CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.
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