Table bill against tribal marks gains support after Nigerian senator’s tweet
- November 15, 2016
Senator from Kogi west, Dino Melaye’s expresses his views against the practice of tribal marks to identify people and proposes national identity card as an alternative to identify people.
Hundreds and thousands of people supported him in this righteous act of being considerate and sympathizing with the children.
Used for medicinal and beauty purpose, history of tribal marks is deep rooted in Africa’s culture. The marks are usually inscribed, burned or cut on children’s bodies or faces.
Recently in Nigeria there is a countrywide protest to ban the barbaric act against children.