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In Nigeria, it is an offence to draw tribal marks on persons
under the age of 18.

PENALTY 

-5,000 or 

-Imprisonment for one (1) month.

These marks are usually created with sharp objects, which
gradually heals, and eventually becomes indelible. 

See Section 24 and 277 of the Child Right Act.

 

Arome Abu is the Principal Partner of TCLP.

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 enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal
advice.

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