The Youths especially in Ekiti state have been urged to always channel their grievances to the government and appropriate authorities in a peaceful and lawful manner.
The commissioner for health and human services Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade made this charge in Ado Ekiti at the first Ekiti youth and women policy dialogue and accountability forum.
She said Ekiti state under the watch of Dr. Kayode Fayemi is frowning at rape,child abuse,child trafficking and violence against women.
Yaya-Kolade appreciated Dr. Kayode Fayemi for his initiative on gender equality that gave rise to the active participation of women in Ekiti government.
She encouraged the parents especially mother to desist from the practice of genital mutilations and also highlighted some of the achievements of the ministry to include free family planning,sealing off of unauthorized health facilities,training of traditional birth attendants,adolescent education across all the 16 local government areas,girls sex education and lots more. She later enjoined women to always check their breast consistently.
There were goodwill messages from her counterparts from the ministries of Youth and Sports Development,Agriculture and Rural Development,Budget and economic planning and also from the Ekiti state house of Assembly.