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NGO cautions against early marriage

A non-governmental organisation known as Kaduna State Faith Actors Dialogue Forum (FADF), has called on adolescent girls in Nigeria to make education their top priority rather than rushing into marriage at a tender age.
Addressing a press conference in Kaduna, the Chairman of FADF, Rev. Joseph Hayab, said that adolescent girls should embrace education, employment and reject early marriage, adding that women should be given an opportunity to lead in all spheres of life, because from records they have always been proven to be better administrators.
He cautioned adolescent girls against all forms of social ills and advised them to concentrate more on what will guarantee their future because their destiny is in their hands, and they can use it negatively or positively.
He also said that gender equality has a transformative effect that is essential to fully functioning communities, society and economy.
According to Rev. Hayab, FADF, is a group of 35 Faith Actors and Leaders of both Christian and Muslim faith working together to liberate the girl-child from any form of discrA non-governmental organisation known as Kaduna State Faith Actors Dialogue Forum (FADF), has called on adolescent girls in Nigeria to make education their top priority rather than rushing into marriage at a tender age.

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