According to indepthnews  reporter, the decision was made after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) held on Wednesday.

This was disclosed to State House correspondents by the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, after the week’s virtual FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

According to Yemi-Esan, 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.

She also said, that fathers of adopted babies of less than four months will also benefit from the leave.