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Fathers impregnating their daughters cos becoming normal in Edo State

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The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development in Edo State, Hon. Magdalene Ohenhen has revealed that fathers impregnating their daughters is fast becoming a normal thing in the State.

Fathers impregnating their daughters cos becoming normal in Edo State - Commisoner

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She disclosed this yesterday during a protest by the Brave Heart Initiative for Youth and Women (BHI) led by Lady Grace Osakue.

The protest was a call for justice for 17-year-old Gift Alonge who allegedly got impregnated by her father Jacob Alone in 2917.

“It’s a very sad situation. Edo State is becoming something else, and the earlier we stop it, the better for us. It is becoming a normal thing in Edo State for men to impregnate their own daughters,” the commissioner said.

Ohenhen cited another case of a man who slept with his daughter for over 10 years before the police got wind of the situation.

She said:

“It is time we stopped all these. Edo State forbids it, it is a taboo. We are begging Edo men to stop sleeping with their daughters, it is an abomination.”

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