UNICEF, govt decry prevalence of female genital mutilation in Ekiti

UNICEF consultant on FGM for Ekiti, Osun and Oyo states, Mrs. Aderonke Olutayo made this call on Sunday at the end of a stakeholders' meeting of the State Technical Committee on FGM held in Ado-Ekiti. Olutayo and Ekiti State government decried the increasing rate of FGM practice in the state, calling for a collective efforts from all stakeholders to curb the menace. Speaking at the meeting, she said that UNICEF was collaborating with the state government with technical supports in order to eliminate the practise from the society.

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