A female professor in Zamfara state, Prof. Bilkisu Shinkafi, has called on men to marry educated women in order to check social vices in the society. Prof. Shinkafi made the call on Tuesday, in Gusau, at a Town Hall meeting organised by the Zamfara Circle, an NGO.
The Dean of the Faculty of Science at the Federal University, Gusau, noted that many of the vices exhibited by youths in the state were carried out by children of illiterate mothers who did not have the capacity to train their children.
She said that marrying an educated woman would eliminate thuggery, illness, illiteracy, poverty and hunger from the society “as such mothers will ensure that their childrengo to school to become better citizens of the society”. ..
She also explained that the issue of maternal, neo natal and infant mortality would be significantly addressed there by ensuring a healthier society.