Deputy Minister Daud engages extra gear in protection of a girl child
By Linda Kwanjana
Deputy Minister for Local Government Halima Daud, on Saturday warned anyone against turning young girls into their wives.
Daud said this in her constituency Dowa when she held interface meeting.
The function was aimed at Senstizing people on the need to protect a girl Child.
This has come about after an increase in defilement cases.
In her speech Halima Daud emphasised on the need to put maximum security to a girl child as one way to curb the mal practice.
She sited an example of a house which is broken into where we fix burglar bars, build a fence to making it difficult to the culprits.
She said there is need to Hence the need to lend our eyes to the girl child and give maximum protection to making it difficult to the perpetrators.
She further said its high time we trusted male relations as the perpetrators of rape and defilement also happen to be our relations….