• Imo outlaws female circumcision

    Imo outlaws female circumcision

    Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha says  the ancient practice of female circumcision has been outlawed in the state, warning that offenders risk jail terms without an option of fine.

    Okorocha, who stated this yesterday, during the official launch of the campaign against  Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) disclosed that a bill to that effect would be passed into law by the state Assembly .

    According to him, such barbaric culture, which  is harmful and not beneficial to the people, ought to be abolished, […]