Mbarara – Police asks mothers to protect the girl child
The Mbarara district police commander SP Jaffer Magyezi has implored parents to put more emphasis in grooming the girl child and closely watch the to avoid giving way to vultures that are waiting to sabotage their future.
Magyezi was speaking on Sunday (12th October)at the commemoration of the international day of the girl child at All Saints Nyamitanga organized by an NGO – Action for Youth Development Uganda.
Caroline Nuwashaba, the team leader for Action for Youth Development Uganda, the celebration was meant to sensitize the community on issues concerning the girl child’s welbeing. The day was celebrated under the theme; “The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030”
At the celebration, ten girls and a boy for various schools in Mbarara were awarded certificates for being an inspiration to the girl child.