About a week after Senator Dino Melaye enjoined his colleagues to marry “made in Nigeria women”, the Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, on Tuesday also called on Nigerian men to “show care to women ” by marrying more than one wife.
Information Nigeria reports he specifically called on Senate President Bukola Saraki
to take a second wife.
The Senate president, though a Muslim from Nigeria’s north_central state of Kwara, has been married to one wife, Toyin, for many years.
Ndume gave his advice while contributing to the debate on the motion to mark International Women’s Day moved
by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Oluremi Tinubu.
In the motion, Mrs. Tinubu paid tribute to women, saying,
“We represent courage and resilience ( and) without us I
don’ t think this country will move forward ”.
The Senate leader in his contribution , asked men to marry more wives as a way of taking care of them.
“ I urge men to marry more than one wife”,
first care of a woman is marriage.”