A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Better Living Foundation and Capacity Development (BLFCD), has stressed the need for Ondo State government to implement laws relating to protection of girl-child in the state.
The BLFCD Executive Director, Mrs. Margaret Adedeji, said this, yesterday, at an event in Akure, the state capital, to mark the International Day of the Girl-Child.
Adedeji, who lamented that the girl-child is exposed to series of danger in the society without any measures put in place to protect and ensure her safety, however, noted that there had been laws but urged enactment of other stricter laws in the light of contemporary developments.
Similarly, the BLFCD Chairman, Board of Directors, Pastor John Adedeji, said everyone has important role to play in helping female children achieve the basic necessities of survival and development, saying: “It is everyone’s duty, the parents, government, teachers and even the church and the mosques.
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