President John Magufuli has revoked Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Harrison Mwakyembe directives over presenting birth certificate before getting marriage.

President Magufuli said so far less than 20 percent of Tanzanians possess birth certificate.

He said most of people in rural areas have no birth certificates and it has been difficult for them to get the document due to the set procedures.

He asked Tanzanians to continue with current procedure without any problem.

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