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UNILORIN Approves Paternity Leave For Male Staff

  • The management of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, has approved a 14-day paternity leave for male staff.
  • The Registrar of the University, Mansur Alfanla, confirmed this in a statement on Monday, November 27, 2023.

Alfanla, who spoke briefly while addressing journalists within the school domain, said the paternity leave for male staff was recently approved and in the university’s recently amended Conditions of Service.

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UNILORIN Approves Paternity Leave For Male Staff

According to the Registrar, the inclusion of leave for male staff is a crucial improvement to the university’s working conditions, aligning with a contemporary work culture that values the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

UNILORIN Approves Paternity Leave For Male Staff

”Paternity Leave is for serving male officers whose spouse delivers a baby. The period of the leave shall be 14 working days.

“Where the family of a male officer adopts a child under four months old, the officer will similarly enjoy the leave for a period of 14 working days,” he said.

Alfanla highlighted the importance of getting familiar with and strictly adhering to the modified terms and conditions for staff members at the university.