FEC Approves 14-Day Paternity Leave

The Federal Executive Council has approved the right to 14-day paternity leave for male Federal civil servants to allow them to bond with their infants.

This was disclosed today by the Head of Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan.

She said this is to enable for proper bonding between the father and a newborn, either natural-born or adopted, especially at the early stages of the child’s life.


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