Queenmother wages war against teenage pregnancy in Tsito Awudome

Queenmother wages war against teenage pregnancy in Tsito Awudome

Mamaga Abla Migbloevor II

The newly enstooled Queenmother of Dededo in the Tsito Awudome Traditional Area of the Volta Region Mamaga Abla Migbloevor II, has taken strides to curb the menace of teenage pregnancy the area.

She said the rate at which young girls were dropping out of school in the enclave due to teenage pregnancy was alarming and needed swift intervention of the traditional authorities to curb the situation.

Mamaga Migbloevor II said this in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) after she ascended the throne as the Queen of the area, 40 years after the passing of Mamaga Migbloevor I.

She pledged to work closely with the relevant stakeholders to organise sensitisation engagements for the teenagers in the area to enlighten them against the menace and its negative impacts.

She said her priority was to see young girls in the area become the renowned future leaders of the country, adding that most of these prospective leaders were now school dropouts because of teenage pregnancy.

She urged parents and guardians in the area to play integral roles in the lives of their wards to stop the teenage pregnancy situation.

Togbe Davor II, the Chief of Dededo, pledged his commitment to support Mamaga Migbloevor’s initiative to curb teenage pregnancy in the area.

He also welcomed Mamaga Migbloevor II and stated that her inclusion in Chieftaincy issues in the Tsito Awudome Traditional Area would help accelerate development.

“We believe she would put in her best for the growth of the Traditional Area. My elders and I are solidly behind every good initiative she would bring to the table,” Togbe Davor assured.

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