Fayose to Curb Female Genital Mutilation


The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Peter Fayose, has expressed the commitment of the administration to tackle the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the state. He disclosed this yesterday at the High Level meeting on FGM in Ado-Ekiti organised by the wife of the governor, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, in collaboration with United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA), United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and Action Health Incorporated (AHI). Fayose stated that the administration would provide the necessary support to ensure that the practice is wiped in the state, and also assured that offenders would prosecuted with no options of fine, “we will take the message to the people practicing it and I will ensure that for every address on television, I will speak about the issue.