Wife of Ekiti State governor, Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, on Thursday decried the practice of expelling pregnant schoolgirls while allowing boys that impregnate them to continue their education.
Fayemi, who expressed her feelings during a meeting in Ado-Ekiti with wives of Coordinating Directors and Community Development Officers of the 16 Local Government Councils in the state, described the measure as “discriminatory.”
She stressed that all girls have right to education, regardless of their pregnancy, marital or motherhood status.
According to her, pregnant girls face all kinds of punishments, including discriminatory practices that deny them their right to education. Read more