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President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government has increased maternity leave from 3 months to four months, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has said.

The government also advised women to seek legal action against discrimination and abuses at workplace.

Ngige Said this was done “to allow enough recuperation time for both baby and mother in terms of breastfeeding.”

The minister also said that Employers of labour are also barred from removal of women from work due to their marital status.

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