Chikakanka area Member of Parliament, Jacqueline Sabao has warned parents in Chikakanka District of Southern province to desist from marrying off their girl children at a tender age.
Ms Sabao warned that those who marry of their girl children at an early age will soon be arrested .
The parliamentarian sounded the strong warning in an exclusive interview with the Zambia News and Information Services in Chikakanka District of Southern province today.
She said instead girl children should be allowed to go to school especially this time when there is free education policy being implemented by the government under the leadership of President Hakainde Hichilema.
Ms Sabao further disclosed that the K1 Million Kwacha earmarked for the manufacturing of School desks in the district will be utilized prudently.
Ms Sabao said the desks will be distributed equally to all the schools dotted across the district.
She said government would not want to see school going children sitting on the floor any more.