Marriage: KTSG sacks District Head over HIV positive partner
The Katsina State Government has sacked the District head of Kuraye, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi-Ahmadu for presiding over a marriage in which one partner is HIV positive.
A statement by Alhaji Abdullahi Aliyu-Yar’adua, the Director of Press Affairs, said the action followed a recommendation by the Katsina Emirate council.
“A petition was received and investigated by the Emirate council.
“Abdullahi-Ahmadu was found to have presided over a marriage contract without required medical certificates as provided by law.
“One of the parties is HIV positive; the district head presided over the marriage without due checks,” the statement said. (NAN)